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The rise and rise of robotic hysterectomy

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: (Published 21 February 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f1116

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Between 2007 and 2010, 264 758 women had a hysterectomy for benign conditions in 441 hospitals across the US. Just over 4% had a robotically assisted procedure (4.1%; 10 797) according to a retrospective analysis from a national database of hospital admissions. Robotic procedures …

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