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Are laparoscopic and robotic surgeries faster than open surgery?

Laparoscopic and robotic surgeries take about the same amount of surgery time as traditional surgery.

Generally, laparscopic surgery is quicker than open surgery and robotic surgery is quicker than that. But the speed really depends on the experience of the surgeon.

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