TY - JOUR AU - Kingma, B. Feike AU - de Maat, Michiel F. G. AU - van der Horst, Sylvia AU - van der Sluis, Pieter C. AU - Ruurda, Jelle P. AU - van Hillegersberg, Richard PY - 2018 TI - Robot-assisted minimally invasive esophagectomy (RAMIE) improves perioperative outcomes: a review JF - Journal of Thoracic Disease; Vol 11, Supplement 5 (April 2019): Journal of Thoracic Disease (Improvements in Perioperative Care for Esophagectomy) Y2 - 2018 KW - N2 - Robotic assisted minimal invasive esophagectomy (RAMIE) is increasingly applied as a clinically and oncologically safe technique in the surgical treatment of esophageal cancer. This review focuses on the advantages and potential opportunities of RAMIE to improve the perioperative and oncological outcomes based on the evidence from current literature. In addition, critical notes on aspects such as procedure duration and costs are addressed in this paper. UR - http://jtd.amegroups.com/article/view/25680