Experience with robotic lobectomy for lung cancer

Giulia Veronesi, Bernardo G. Agoglia, Franca Melfi, Patrick Maisonneuve, Raffaella Bertolotti, Paolo P. Bianchi, Bernardo Rocco, Alessandro Borri, Roberto Gasparri, Lorenzo Spaggiari

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Objective: In this study, we analyze our experience so far with robotic pulmonary lobectomy, compare it with published data, and suggest a learning curve for the operation. Methods: Ninety-one patients with suspected or proven clinical stage I-III lung cancer underwent robotic lobectomy. Selection criteria included lesion

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)355-360
Number of pages6
JournalInnovations: Technology and Techniques in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2011


  • Learning curve
  • Pulmonary lobectomy
  • Robotic surgery

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Surgery


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