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Intuitive Robot Probe Threatens Trend-Setting Surgeries – Article from Bloomberg.com

The safety of robots made by Intuitive Surgical Inc. (ISRG) is being probed by U.S. regulators, raising questions about the prospects of one of the hottest technologies in health care. Read the full article from Bloomberg HERE

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Comparative Effectiveness Research on Robotic Surgery – Journal of the American Medical Association

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Robotically Assisted vs Laparoscopic Hysterectomy Among Women With Benign Gynecologic Disease – Journal of the American Medical Association

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Hospital Websites Don’t Tell Whole Story on Robotic Surgery

Fewer than 5% of hospitals include information on the costs and complications of robot-assisted gynecologic procedures. Many sites feature emotion-laden marketing language. By KEVIN B. O’REILLY, amednews staff. Posted Aug. 6, 2012.   What a surgeon would see through a stereo viewer when using controls at the console of the da Vinci Surgical System. The vast majority of…

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Robotic Surgery: the “Laser” of the 21st Century?

Article from Generalsurgerynews.com December 3, 2012 An OR nurse with 40 years of experience told me that she thinks robotic surgery might go the way of the laser. Like many good observations, it is simple and I wonder why I didn’t think of it myself. The fact that I didn’t think of it won’t stop…

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