Application of the IDEAL framework to robotic urologic surgery.

Journal European Urology
Authors Dahm, Philipp; Sedrakyan, Art; McCulloch, Peter
Year Published 2014
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Abstract

The IDEAL recommendations provide stage-specific guidance to address the unique challenges of surgical research. They are highly applicable to questions about the appropriate use of robotic-assisted laparoscopic surgery in urology by providing concrete guidance on how to assess its comparative effectiveness and safety.