New Study Raises Questions About Robotic Surgery



The latest edition of JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association, includes a new study by Dr. Jason Wright and his colleagues from CUMC’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology on “Robotically Assisted vs Laparoscopic Hysterectomy Among Women With Benign Gynecologic Disease”.


The study found that there were no significant differences in patient outcomes between the two treatments other than the increased costs of the robotic equipment. Several publications have written articles on the findings of this study, including The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times


Read the full study in the Journal of the American Medical Association


Read an article in the Wall Street Journal: Study Raises Doubts Over Robotic Surgery


Read an article in the New York Times: Questions About Robotic Hysterectomy