This request investigated prevalent use of robotic-assisted procedures in the Mini-Sentinel Distributed Database (MSDD). In addition, this request analyzed use of laparoscopic robotic assistance for several specified primary procedures. This request contains 3 reports:
- Report 1 presents results for the robotic-assisted procedures codes only.
- Report 2 also presents results for use of robotic-assisted codes with specified primary procedures.
- Report 3 presents results for use of robotic-assisted codes with specified primary procedures.
Data from October 1, 2008 to December 31, 2012 from 18 Data Partners contributing to the MSDD were included in this report. This request was distributed to Data Partners on July 29, 2013.