Increase in Robotic Surgeries Raise Concerns

Robotic surgical equipment, now solely made in the United States by Intuitive surgical Inc. of Sunnyvale, Calif., has been a topic of controversy since its U.S Food and Drug Administration approval in 2000.   Recently at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, seven nurses and doctors

By |2021-04-15T14:35:18-04:00November 26, 2014|

Robotics Surgery Botched Procedure

The da Vinci surgical system is a remote-controlled robot used by surgeons to perform minimally invasive procedures. According to its manufacturer, Intuitive Surgical, the robot “combines superior 3D visualization along with greatly enhanced dexterity, precision and control in an intuitive, ergonomic interface with breakthrough surgical

By |2021-04-15T14:35:00-04:00July 27, 2010|
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