Robot-assisted hysterectomies booming...

Robot-assisted hysterectomies booming, but better?

There are 2 comments on the News Journal story from Feb 19, 2013, titled Robot-assisted hysterectomies booming, but better?. In it, News Journal reports that:

Surgical robots are increasingly used for hysterectomies in the United States, even though surgeons using another method can give patients the same results at much lower cost, a new study shows.

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Bulacan, Philippines

#1 Feb 20, 2013
It will depend on the patient. If the patient has money then why not go for a robot assisted hysterectomy but if there are no funds then the cheaper one can be the option.
Sarai B

Los Angeles, CA

#7 Nov 22, 2013
Yes, it is true that robotic hysterectomy is becoming popular but there are factors that may affect the outcome of a robotic hysterectomy, such as the patient's medical history. However, all surgeries have side-effects and robotic surgery is no exemption to that. It is always important for a patient to consult a doctor and discuss the benefits and risks of robotic surgery. This will help the patient to know if robotic surgery is the best treatment option. There are articles that I bumped into at that may be of great help to you.

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