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OTCA14 ”Robot-assisted surgery in thoracic and visceral indications”.” Final Assessment Now Available

We are pleased to announce publication of the collaborative assessment OTCA14 “Robot-assisted surgery for thoracic and visceral surgery”.

This is the assessment of the relative effectiveness and safety of robot-assisted surgery for 13 different procedures within the thoracic and visceral surgery area. The assessment is based on evidence from RCTs or –in the absence of RCTs for specific surgical procedures– from prospective, controlled clinical trials.

Available documentation is as follows:

OTCA14 Final Assessment HERE

Combined Comments from External Experts with Manufacturer Fact Check and Authors’ Replies HERE

For reference, the previously published Final Project Plan is available HERE.