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How the AAGL is trying to improve outcomes for patients undergoing robot-assisted gynecologic surgery

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Dr. Lenihan explains the rationale for the AAGL credentialing and privileging guidelines for robotic gynecologic surgery, including:

  • The recommendation that only surgeons with a relatively high case load undergo training in robotics
  • How surgeons can demonstrate currency and annual competency
  • The value of simulation training to learn and maintain skills.


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