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Executive Health Management

Robotics death ‘one-off’?

2018 22 Nov

Robotic assisted surgery is fast becoming a preferred mode of surgery in many hospitals across the globe. Yet, is robotic assisted surgery all it’s cracked up to be? We examine the da Vinci Surgical System to find out. With the da Vinci Surgical System, a cutting edge robot manufactured by the American company Intuitive Surgical and featuring a magnified... Read more

IT Management

New Robotic Surgery for Head and Neck Cancers

2014 09 Dec

UCLA researchers have reported that they have advanced a surgical technique performed with the help of a robot to access a previously-unreachable area of the head and neck. “This is a revolutionary new approach that uses highly advanced technology to reach the deepest areas of the head and neck,” said Dr. Abie Mendelsohn, lead author of the study.... Read more

IT Management

Robots Raise Adnexal Surgery Costs, Complications

2014 21 Oct

According to a new study published in the Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology , using surgical robots for procedures on the ovaries, fallopian tubes or ovarian cysts is associated with higher costs and does not produce better outcomes. The study showed that robotically assisted adnexal surgery had a small but statistically significant increase... Read more