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Trainee doctors may miss out on the robotic revolution

BMJ 2011; 343 doi: (Published 08 November 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;343:d7216
  1. Tiarnan Magos, foundation year 2 doctor1
  1. 1Whittington NHS Trust, London, UK
  1. tiarnan.magos{at}

As a junior doctor planning on applying for core surgical training in the next month or two, I read the article on robotic surgery with excitement and trepidation.1

Enthusiasm for robotic surgery seems not to have dampened since the mid-1990s,2 3 but I wonder …

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