Recent Study Indicates Robotic Colon Surgery Shows No Benefit and is Not Cost Effective

According to a recent study from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine published in JAMA Surgery, patients who undergo robotic colon surgery have no benefit over laparoscopy and the medical costs for the robotic surgery are higher.  The data was from 244,129 colectomies, taken from similar complication rates, mortality rates and length of hospital stays [...]