Robotic mitral valve repair has been performed in Australia since 2004. The aim of this study was to perform a cost-analysis of robotic mitral valve repair (MVR) with direct comparison to conventional MVR surgery.
Kam, J., Cooray, S., Kam, J., Smith, J., & Almeida, A. (2010). A cost-analysis study of robotic versus conventional mitral valve repair. Heart Lung and Circulation, 19(7), 413 - 418. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hlc.2010.02.009