Table 2

Thoracic surgical patients’ experience with robotic-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (n = 411)

RatingNo. (%)
Overall experience with robotic surgery
 1 – poor6 (1.46)
 21 (0.24)
 30 (0)
 42 (0.49)
 5 – moderate14 (3.41)
 66 (1.46)
 729 (7.06)
 865 (15.82)
 955 (13.38)
 10 – excellent233 (56.69)
Experience with the wait time for robotic surgery
 Too short3 (0.73)
 Short172 (41.85)
 Adequate223 (54.26)
 Long9 (2.19)
 Too long4 (0.97)
Overall postoperative experience in the hospital
 Very unsatisfied7 (1.70)
 Unsatisfied10 (2.43)
 Neutral29 (7.06)
 Satisfied158 (38.44)
 Very satisfied207 (50.36)
Overall postoperative experience after discharge from the hospital
 Very unsatisfied6 (1.46)
 Unsatisfied22 (5.35)
 Neutral29 (7.06)
 Satisfied153 (37.23)
 Very satisfied201 (48.91)