About TransOral Robotic Surgery (TORS)

April 12, 2012
Patients who have a tumor at the back of the throat, the swallowing tube or the base of the tongue now have a robotic option in lieu of a 10-12-hour open surgery that involves an incision to the jaw. Mount Sinai is one of the few centers in the world using a robot approach to work through the mouth to remove the tumor. This technology has changed the lives of our patients.

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