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The hospital will perform more than 750 robotic surgeries in 2013. Robotic surgery allows surgeons to perform delicate operations through a few small incisions. Only one other hospital in Illinois has three robots in operation. The recently purchased
The Taiwan distributor of the U.S.-made da Vinci Surgical Systems said Friday that only two of the 54 robotic arms currently in use in Taiwan had to be replaced due to a defect that has forced the U.S.-based manufacturer to launch a global recall.
And if so, what does it mean for other surgical robot manufacturers? The deal makes sense; the price may not It's perfectly understandable why Stryker would do this deal. Stryker has seen business dry up this year and really needs something to move
The system works via a 25 mm single access port which contains two articulating instruments and a 3D HD camera. When the port is positioned within the incision to the abdomen, the camera and instruments can then extend into the cavity.
Mike Spencer/Wilmington Star-News, via Associated Press A technologist with the da Vinci surgical system, which has been criticized in a series of reports. In early March 2009, Erin Izumi, a woman in her 30s from Tacoma, Wash., underwent robotically
Vasu successfully performed the difficult robotic surgery using a device called the "da Vinci Robot" to remove a rectal cancer three days ago. The da Vinci robotic system has existed in the market since the year 2000, and is a four-armed robot that
Would you have surgery at hands of a robot? (CNN) -- Every day, we happily entrust more of our lives to automated machines at home and in our cities. But you could be forgiven for blanching at the prospect of a four-armed robot bearing over you,
59 am Surgical robots have now been around for years inside high tech hospitals, most famously the da Vinci system from Intuitive Surgical. Though in the news lately over FDA concerns and sales forecasts, the company offers technology otherwise not
The news isn't any better for the robotic surgical systems maker...Unsurprising numbers On July 8, Intuitive said that it expected to report quarterly revenue of around $575 million and earnings of around $160 million. The company mentioned that
The leading maker of robotic surgical systems cut its sales estimates...And Mr. Market promptly cut the price of Intuitive shares by nearly 17% in trading Tuesday. Out come the knives The first knife came out on Monday when Intuitive Surgical gave a