Cleve Clin J Med 2017 Dec;84(12 Suppl 4):e25-e27
Cardiac Surgeon and Surgical Director, TAVR, Heart & Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA.
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JAMA Surg 2014 Jul;149(7):679-86
Heart and Vascular Institute, Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio4Research Institute, Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, Cleveland, Ohio.
Importance: The value of robotically assisted surgery for mitral valve disease is questioned because the high cost of care associated with robotic technology may outweigh its clinical benefits.
Objective: To investigate conditions under which benefits of robotically assisted surgery mitigate high technology costs.
Design, Setting, And Participants: Clinical cohort study at a large multispecialty academic medical center comparing costs of robotically assisted surgery with 3 contemporaneous conventional surgical approaches for degenerative mitral valve disease. Read More
Ont Health Technol Assess Ser 2010 1;10(27):1-118. Epub 2010 Dec 1.
Objective: An application was received to review the evidence on the 'The Da Vinci Surgical System' for the treatment of gynecologic malignancies (e.g. endometrial and cervical cancers). Read More
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2018 Jan 1;155(1):82-91.e2. Epub 2017 Aug 1.
Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio.
Objective: The study objective was to assess the technical and process improvement and clinical outcomes of robotic mitral valve surgery by examining the first 1000 cases performed in a tertiary care center.
Methods: We reviewed the first 1000 patients (mean age, 56 ± 10 years) undergoing robotic primary mitral valve surgery, including concomitant procedures (n = 185), from January 2006 to November 2013. Mitral valve disease cause was degenerative (n = 960, 96%), endocarditis (n = 26, 2. Read More
Surgery 2006 Aug;140(2):263-7
Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA.
Background: Robotic-assisted minimally invasive mitral valve reconstruction has gained popularity recently. Initial reports suggest that this approach can be used with relative safety and efficacy. Direct comparisons with a traditional sternotomy approach have not yet been explored extensively. Read More