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  1. To compare the clinical efficacy of unilateral unstable sacral fractures (USFs) involving the lumbosacral region treated with and without robot-aided triangular osteosynthesis (TOS).

    Authors: Zhao-Jie Liu, Ya Gu and Jian Jia
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:430
  2. Laparoscopic (LSC) Heller myotomy (HM) is considered the standard procedure for the treatment of achalasia. Robotic platforms, established over the last years, provide important advantages to surgeons, such as...

    Authors: Jörn-Markus Gass, Lucien Cron, Francesco Mongelli, Justyna Tartanus, Fiorenzo Valente Angehrn, Kerstin Neuschütz, Markus von Flüe, Lana Fourie, Daniel Steinemann and Martin Bolli
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:391
  3. In gastrectomies, especially subtotal gastrectomies and operations on the gastroesophageal junction, identifying the exact location of the tumor and establishing the appropriate resection line is very importan...

    Authors: Hiroyuki Sagawa, Masaki Saito, Sunao Ito, Shunsuke Hayakawa, Shohei Ueno, Tomotaka Okubo, Tatsuya Tanaka, Ryo Ogawa, Hiroki Takahashi, Yoichi Matsuo, Akira Mitsui, Masahiro Kimura and Shuji Takiguchi
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:174
  4. The purpose of this study was to compare the serum inflammatory indicators and radiographic results of conventional manual total knee arthroplasty (CM-TKA) with those of MAKO-robotic assisted total knee arthro...

    Authors: Jia-Zheng Xu, Liang-Liang Li, Jun Fu, Chi Xu, Guo-Qiang Zhang, Wei Chai, Li-Bo Hao, Xiang Li and Ji-Ying Chen
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:418
  5. Transverse-oriented acetabular fractures (TOAFs), including transverse, transverse with posterior wall and T-shaped fractures, are always challenging for double-column reduction and fixation with minimally inv...

    Authors: Zhao-jie Liu, Ya Gu and Jian Jia
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:345
  6. To compare the safety and accuracy of cortical bone trajectory screw placement between the robot-assisted and fluoroscopy-assisted approaches.

    Authors: Yue Li, Long Chen, Yuzeng Liu, Hongtao Ding, Hongyi Lu, Aixing Pan, Xinuo Zhang, Yong Hai and Li Guan
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:328
  7. Robotic transanal minimally invasive surgery (R-TAMIS) is an appealing alternative to transanal minimally invasive surgery (TAMIS) and transanal endoscopic microsurgery (TEM) for benign and early malignant rec...

    Authors: Marisa E. Schwab, Sophia Hernandez, Sarah Watanaskul, Hueylan Chern, Madhulika Varma and Ankit Sarin
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:117
  8. Robot-assisted (RA) technique has been increasingly applied in clinical practice, providing promising outcomes of inserting accuracy and cranial facet joint protection. However, studies comparing this novel me...

    Authors: Ren-Jie Zhang, Lu-Ping Zhou, Hua-Qing Zhang, Peng Ge, Chong-Yu Jia and Cai-Liang Shen
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:52
  9. Robot-assisted open surgery (RA-OS) is now commonly used in traditional open-exposure spinal screw placement surgery. With the help of robots, robot-assisted minimally invasive surgery (RA-MIS) can achieve les...

    Authors: Mingxing Fan, Yanming Fang, Qi Zhang, Jingwei Zhao, Bo Liu and Wei Tian
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:47
  10. A novel robotic-assisted bipolar radiofrequency (RF) multifunctional vessel seal-and-transection instrument (SynchroSeal, Intuitive Surgical, Inc., Sunnyvale, CA) has been developed. The objective of the curre...

    Authors: Cristina Ibanez Jimenez, Adrit Lath and Forrest Ringold
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:37
  11. Fungal spondylodiscitis is a rare infectious disease. The secondary lumbar spinal stenosis and postoperative discal pseudocyst were even rarer. The surgical interventions were disputed, yet endoscopic and robo...

    Authors: Chao Wang, Lu Zhang, Hao Zhang, Derong Xu and Xuexiao Ma
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:34
  12. Robotic-assisted pancreatic surgery (RPS) has fundamentally developed over the past few years. For subgroups, e.g. elderly patients, applicability and safety of RPS still needs to be defined. Given prognostica...

    Authors: Karl H. Hillebrandt, Sebastian Knitter, Lea Timmermann, Matthäus Felsenstein, Christian Benzing, Moritz Schmelzle, Johann Pratschke and Thomas Malinka
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2021 21:415
  13. Anastomotic stenosis following esophagojejunostomy reconstruction by the overlap method with absorbable barbed sutures occurs only rarely in patients who have undergone laparoscopic surgery. We report anastomo...

    Authors: Daisuke Fujimoto, Keizo Taniguchi, Fumihiko Miura and Hirotoshi Kobayashi
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2021 21:406
  14. With the development of minimally invasive surgery technology, patients with bladder cancer are increasingly receiving laparoscopic radical cystectomy (LRC) or robotic-assisted radical cystectomy (RARC) treatm...

    Authors: Yuchen Bai, Shuai Wang, Wei Zheng, EnHui Li, Jing Quan, Fei Wei, Qi Zhang, XiaoLong Qi and DaHong Zhang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2021 21:388
  15. Elucidating how robotic skills are best obtained will enable surgeons to best develop future robotic training programs. We perform a randomized controlled trial to assess the performance of robotic compared to...

    Authors: John J. Kanitra, Nashwa Khogali-Jakary, Sahil B. Gambhir, Alan T. Davis, Michael Hollis, Caroline Moon, Rama Gupta, Pamela S. Haan, Cheryl Anderson, Deborah Collier, David Henry and Srinivas Kavuturu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2021 21:379
  16. Robot-assisted surgery is being increasingly adopted in treating colorectal cancer, and the transition from laparoscopic surgery to robot-assisted surgery is a trend. The evidence of the benefits of robot-assi...

    Authors: Pedja Cuk, Andreas Kristian Pedersen, Kate Lykke Lambertsen, Christian Backer Mogensen, Michael Festersen Nielsen, Per Helligsø, Ismail Gögenur and Mark Bremholm Ellebæk
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2021 21:363
  17. Robotic surgery has been taken as a new modality to surpass the technical limitations of conventional surgery. Here we aim to compare the oncologic outcomes of patients with rectal cancer receiving robotic vs....

    Authors: Xiong Lei, Lingling Yang, Zhixiang Huang, Haoran Shi, Zhen Zhou, Cheng Tang and Taiyuan Li
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2021 21:355
  18. This study aimed to evaluate the compatibility of robotic single-site (RSS) myomectomy in comparison with the conventional robotic multi-port (RMP) myomectomy to achieve successful surgical outcomes with relia...

    Authors: So Hyun Ahn, Joo Hyun Park, Hye Rim Kim, SiHyun Cho, Myeongjee Lee, Seok Kyo Seo, Young Sik Choi and Byung Seok Lee
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2021 21:264
  19. A new device has been added to the Chinese MicroHand surgical robot family, developed based on the successful application of control algorithms. As a benefit of using these specialized control algorithms, the ...

    Authors: Weizheng Li, Kang Kong, Pengzhou Li, Guohui Wang, Beibei Cui, Liyong Zhu and Shaihong Zhu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2021 21:260
  20. This study compared the early clinical recovery of total hip arthroplasty (THA) using computer navigation systems (nTHA) and robotic arm-assisted THA (rTHA).

    Authors: Nao Shibanuma, Kazunari Ishida, Tomoyuki Matsumoto, Koji Takayama, Yutaro Sanada, Masahiro Kurosaka, Ryosuke Kuroda and Shinya Hayashi
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2021 22:314