Robotic Surgery: da Vinci Versus The Ideal
November 25th, 2013
Posted by Stephanie Kreml, M.D.
This post is published on InformationWeek Healthcare, November 25, 2013
When the da Vinci Surgical System was introduced in 2000 by Intuitive Surgical, it was heralded for ushering in a new era of robotic surgeries. The robot promised to make operations easier for the surgeon, reducing complications and pain while shortening time under anesthesia and time to recovery for the patient.
Now, it appears that the robotic reality is introducing some cracks in these perspectives.
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