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Robotic Surgery in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow


Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Kayseri City Training and Research Hospital, Kayseri, Turkey


Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Celal Bayar University School of Medicine, Manisa, Turkey


Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Eskisehir Osmangazi University, Medical Faculty, Eskisehir, Turkey


Department of Head and Neck Surgery, Center Medical Directory, Head and Neck Center, University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer

ENT Updates 2020; 10: 361-371
DOI: 10.32448/entupdates.780604
Read: 380 Downloads: 304 Published: 28 January 2021

In the present review, we aim to give an overview of the development and utilization of robotic surgery in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery from its introduction, current status, and future applications. Robotic surgery has been applied either pre-clinically or is already in clinical use for several indications in otolaryngology and head and neck surgery. Due to its rapid progress and technological development, it appears it will be a more active tool in the future for the diagnosis and treatment of a number of diseases in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery practice.

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