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Novel knot tying technique for robot-assisted surgery
Department of Urology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, New York, USA
Aug  2012 (Vol.  19, Issue  4, Pages( 6401 - 6403)
PMID: 22892267


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  • Robot-assisted surgery has seen significant advancements in recent years, with dedicated training opportunities to acquire adequate skills. With improved degree of rotation and movement offered by the robot arm, newer techniques of knot tying need to be developed. Here we present a novel method of knot tying to help place a secure knot, especially with short suture length.