• Abstract

    The greatest long-term alternative for treating obese people is now bariatric and metabolic surgery, a relatively new surgical technique. Mason and Ito used Roux-en-Y gastric bypass techniques to accomplish the first bariatric surgery, RYGB, in 1967. Evidence since then has indicated stable weight loss, correction of obesity-related comorbidities, and low rates of morbidity and death. With perioperative benefits for patients, including shorter hospital stays, less discomfort, and faster recovery times, laparoscopy has emerged as the gold standard for the majority of bariatric surgery operations. However, there are technological limitations to traditional laparoscopy, including space restrictions and a thick abdominal wall. Metabolic syndrome is frequently present in obese people and can complicate anesthesia and increase the risk of complications following surgery. According to recent studies, laparoscopic bariatric surgery can have complication rates of up to 20% and leakage rates of up to 5.1%. The clinical results of bariatric surgery may be improved by new technology. Robotic devices can help patients heal more quickly, experience less pain, spend less time in the hospital, and manipulate tissue more precisely and deftly in hard-to-reach areas. This study intends to examine the existing data supporting the use of robots in bariatric surgery in comparison to traditional laparoscopy, as well as the accompanying expenses and learning curve. For patients who are obese, robotic surgery is a viable option since it promotes faster recovery, less pain, and shorter hospital stays. Robotic surgery can lead to a quicker recovery, less pain, and more dexterity and accuracy in difficult-to-reach anatomical regions.

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