Latest Computer assisted surgery Stories

2013-12-19 10:47:52

Johns Hopkins study finds robotic colon surgery just as effective as laparoscopy but more expensive In a study of national data on colon surgery, Johns Hopkins researchers found that while patients who undergo either minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery or the high-tech robotic approach have similar outcomes, robotic surgery is significantly more expensive. The findings provide a counterpoint to the aggressive advertising used by some hospitals to tout benefits of the pricey new...

2013-12-17 23:24:25

Northern Westchester Hospital Designated a Case Observation Center for Advanced Single-Incision Robotic Minimally Invasive Surgery Westchester County, NY (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 Northern Westchester Hospital announced today that it has been designated a Case Observation Center for robot-assisted surgery by Intuitive Surgical, maker of the da Vinci robotic surgical system. As a certified training site, NWH will host visiting surgeons from across the United States each month to observe...

2013-12-17 23:24:21

The firm is currently offering da Vinci robot lawsuit evaluations to those who have suffered allegedly serious complications during robotic surgery procedures. (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 As more hospitals begin to incorporate the da Vinci surgical robot system into their increasingly high-tech array of medical tools, they are finding the devices under heightened U.S. Food and Drug Administration scrutiny. The Rottenstein Law Group LLP, which maintains the da Vinci Surgical System Lawsuit...

2013-12-16 23:24:12

Dr. Jonathan Zaidan, MD, FACOG, founder and physician of Women’s Excellence in Lake Orion and Clarkston, Michigan, is the first surgeon in Michigan to use 3 mm laparoscopic instruments to perform select minimally invasive gynecological procedures. Dr. Zaidan is one of a handful of surgeons in the United States to use this new line of instruments from Karl Storz. Oakland County, Michigan (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 Karl Storz recently trained a select group of veteran laparoscopic surgeons...

2013-12-10 23:00:44

Da Vinci Robot instrument arms may stall during surgery, resulting in a sudden “catch-up” if the surgeon pushes through the resistance according to the recall. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 The Da Vinci robotic surgery lawsuit attorneys at Wright & Schulte LLC were disturbed to learn that Intuitive Surgical, Inc. has warned that instrument arms used with the Da Vinci Surgical System may stall during surgical procedures. According to a new posting on the U.S. Food &...

2013-12-07 23:02:32

The firm is currently offering da Vinci robot lawsuit evaluations to those who have allegedly suffered serious complications during robotic surgery procedures. (PRWEB) December 07, 2013 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced on Dec. 3 that Intuitive Surgical recently warned its customers that its da Vinci surgical robots can stall during procedures, according to a Dec. 4 Bloomberg story. The surgical robot law firm Rottenstein Law Group LLP, which provides information on da Vinci...

2013-12-07 23:02:21

The Firm is investigating da Vinci lawsuits on behalf of victims of organ damage, surgical burns, and other robotic surgery complications allegedly associated with the da Vinci Surgical System. New York, New York (PRWEB) December 07, 2013 As da Vinci robot lawsuits (http://www.davincirobotlawsuitclaims.com) involving the da Vinci Surgical System continue to move forward in courts around the country, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes the publication of a new study that identifies risk factors...

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