H&N Robotic Surgery Update. July 2, 2022

What´s new in PubMed this week

Kim TK, Seo M, Park SH, Kim JI, Kim SJ, Kim JH, Kim YH, Han MW. Feasibility of robotic thyroidectomy via hairline incision using da Vinci single port system: Initial experience with 40 consecutive cases. Head Neck. 2022 Jun 29. doi: 10.1002/hed.27134. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35770328

Ulsan Unversity Hospital (South Korea). Hemithyroidectomy in 32 patients and total thyroidectomy in 8 patients. Exploring what`s feasible with the da Vinci Xi SP.

Goyal N, Goldenberg D, Ruszkay N, Tucker J, May J, Wilson MN. Can a flexible surgical robot be used in the pediatric population: A feasibility study. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2022 Jun 13;159:111206. doi: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2022.111206. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35759915

A feasibility study at the Department of Otolaryngology, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center (USA). An Investigational Device Exemption was obtained from the FDA and the Medrobotics Flex was used to perform surgery for hypertrophic tonsils and adenoids on 10 children 8 to 12 years old.

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