How Do Hysterectomy Procedures Compare?


By Molly Clifton

A new study finds robotically-assisted hyseterectomies are not any better than the more traditional laparascopic procedure.

They just cost more.

In recent years, robotically-assisted hysterectomies have gained in popularitity.

But researchers at Columbia University find both approaches have similar outcomes and low complication rates.

The only difference -- robotic hysterectomies cost about $2,000 more.

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