Commentary: When will the robots come marching in?

Evan P. Rotar, Irving L. Kron

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debatepeer-review


Minimally invasive techniques for coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG), specifically robotic-assisted CABG has increased in popularity despite conflicting evidence. Here, we review a report by Yokoyama and colleagues to the Journal of Cardiac Surgery investigating outcomes of robotic versus nonrobotic CABG utilizing the National Inpatient Sample (NIS).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3193-3194
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Cardiac Surgery
Issue number9
StatePublished - Sep 2021

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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