Robotic surgery has revolutionized surgical capabilities and continues to change surgical approaches and management. Robotic surgery is in its infancy with respect to head and neck surgery. However, there are several validated indications for robotics in ENT. The authors discuss the role of robotic surgery specifically related to salivary gland disease and discuss the indications, complications and anatomic nuances that justify the current role and continued effort to expand indications for robotic surgery in the field of head and neck surgery.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Immunology and Allergy
- Clinical Neurology