First-in-human robotic supermicrosurgery using a dedicated microsurgical robot for treating breast cancer-related lymphedema: a randomized pilot trial

Tom J M van Mulken, Rutger M Schols, Andrea M J Scharmga, Bjorn Winkens, Raimondo Cau, Ferry B F Schoenmakers, Shan S Qiu, René R W J van der Hulst, MicroSurgical Robot Research Group

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Original languageEnglish
Article number757
Number of pages7
JournalNature Communications
Volume11
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 11 Feb 2020

Keywords

  • Aged
  • Anastomosis, Surgical/methods
  • Breast Neoplasms/surgery
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Lymphedema/complications
  • Microsurgery/methods
  • Middle Aged
  • Netherlands
  • Pilot Projects
  • Prospective Studies
  • Reconstructive Surgical Procedures
  • Robotic Surgical Procedures/instrumentation
  • FEASIBILITY
  • EFFICACY
  • LYMPHATICOVENULAR ANASTOMOSIS
  • PERFORM
  • MICROVASCULAR ANASTOMOSIS

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