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Surgical Laparoscopy, Endoscopy & Percutaneous Techniques:
Articles: Case Report

Robot-Assisted Laparoscopic Heller's Cardiomyotomy

Shah, Jyoti BSc, MRCS; Rockall, Tim MD, FRCS; Darzi, Ara MD, FRCS, FRCSI, FACS

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Abstract

There are many options available for the management of achalasia. Recently, the list of options has expanded to include robotic-assisted Heller's cardiomyotomy. In this article, we describe the procedure for a robotic-assisted cardiomyotomy and discuss the advantages of using a robotic, master–slave system.

© 2002 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.

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