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2008-11-04 18:00:10

Surgeons at St. Mary's Hospital will perform a live minimally invasive robot-assisted prostatectomy surgery for treating prostate cancer using a da Vinci(R) Surgical System on www.OR-Live.com. The da Vinci(R) is the most innovative surgical option available to treat prostate cancer.

2008-10-14 12:00:32

"There's simply no question that robotic prostate surgery is the future and I was so happy to answer questions and share my expertise with cancer patients and doctors who are curious about the procedure," said Dr.

2008-10-06 18:00:36

By SEAN PATRICK NORRIS Staff Writer Baltimore Washington Medical Center is investing $1.7 million in the latest version of a robotic surgeon designed to bring new clarity and dexterity to delicate operations.

2008-07-23 21:00:30

By TOM KOENNINGER It is the place where da Vinci works, and it might be mistaken for science fiction, except it is real. Picture this: The room is hushed and darkened except for illuminated points of blue on equipment, and a bright operating light, glowing like a full moon, over the patient.

2008-06-24 09:03:24

SARASOTA, Fla., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The following statement was issued today by Diagnostic Center for Disease -- "There is currently no convincing evidence that early screening, detection, and treatment improve mortality.

2007-06-12 18:00:29

By Felice J. Freyer; Journal Medical Writer A costly new device at Miriam Hospital makes tricky surgery easier and may reduce side effects. * * * PROVIDENCE - In the operating room at Miriam Hospital, five people surround the patient, draped and unconscious on the table.

2006-02-14 14:40:00

Having a surgeon with four arms is one of the advantages of the latest robotic technology now being studied at UT Southwestern Medical Center.

2005-08-29 15:02:58

Although minimally invasive prostate removal aided by a robot can lead to less blood loss, shorter hospital stays and fewer complications, there is no evidence that the procedure improves cure rates, according to a new technology assessment.

2005-08-16 00:10:00

Keyhole or "laparoscopic" surgery for obesity can be safely performed with a completely robotic approach, new research indicates. Whether this represents a real surgical advance or just a more expensive way of doing things, however, is hotly debated.


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