Article Abstract

Minimally invasive liver resections: a changing landscape and the rise of the robot

Authors: Rachel E. Beard, Allan Tsung

Abstract

Minimally invasive techniques are increasingly employed for liver resections for both oncologic and non-oncologic indications, and the safety and non-inferiority of both laparoscopic and robotic-assisted techniques as compared to the gold standard of open surgery is increasingly well-established (1-9).