EFA’s Sixth Annual Medical Conference: Ending Endometriosis Starts at the Beginning
Have robotics replaced traditional laparoscopy in the surgical treatment of endometriosis?
Michael Nimaroff, MD
Thank you very much and thanks to the EFA, Dr. Seckin and Dr. Reich, Dr. Liu for inviting me to participate. I only have one disclosure; I am fully employed by North Shore-LIJ Health System. That is my disclosure. I hope you have rested up. I know I have after hearing the last session because am going to try to tie it all and bring it all together. It is interesting. Without having seen my lecture how my talk will hopefully give you an answer and we are going to skip over a lot of this to save time because I am sure you have heard all this about obviously the nature of endometriosis. What I am going to concentrate on today is really more with robotics is not on the early stage disease and diagnostic endometriosis surgery that we have heard earlier but really more on advanced stage endometriosis.
Surgical excision for advanced endometriosis requires obviously proper pre-op evaluation, detailed consultation and obviously planning about the surgery as well as clearly fertility…
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