The use of da Vinci Xi and the increased surgeon’s experience could change the perspective over the cost–benefit ratio of robot-assisted surgery
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KeywordsRobot-assisted surgery Da Vinci Xi Robotics costs
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Dr. Desirée Gianardi, Dr. Matteo Palmeri and Prof. Luca Morelli have no conflicts of interest or financial ties to disclose.
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