The Impact of Technology on Surgery: The Future Is Unwritten

Mario Morino, MD


Annals of Surgery. 2018;268(5):709-711. 

In This Article

Abstract and Introduction


The relationship between surgery and technology represents a major issue for the future of our profession. Several new technologies are proposed to surgeons and introduced into the clinical practice every year, in many cases after a very limited evaluation. The clinical and economical consequences of this phenomenon and the role of surgeons in managing it represent one of the major challenges we are facing.