Journal of Robotic Surgery

, Volume 13, Issue 3, pp 529–530 | Cite as

Comment on: ‘Money for nothing’. The role of robotic-assisted laparoscopy for the treatment of endometriosis

  • Matteo PalmeriEmail author
  • Gregorio Di Franco
  • Niccolò Furbetta
  • Luca Morelli
Letter to the Editor


Compliance with ethical standards

Conflict of interest

Palmeri Matteo, Di Franco Gregorio, Furbetta Niccolò and Morelli Luca declare that they have no conflict of interest.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Translational and New Technologies in MedicineUniversity of PisaPisaItaly
  2. 2.EndoCAS (Center for Computer Assisted Surgery), University of PisaPisaItaly

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