By Karen Blum

Baltimore—Tips on using surgical robots efficiently for transabdominal preperitoneal repair of hernia and the application of robotics for acute care surgeons were presented at the 2019 annual meeting of the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons.

Hernia Surgery: Setup and Technique

Because of the high cost of robotic systems, to maximize the value, it pays to use the robot only for selected hernia patients who will benefit most, and to do the procedure in