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Our Future Is In The Hands Of Robots

Thu, 08/19/2010 - 7:24am

In a segment called "Our Future Is Already in the Hands of Robots", Dr. Samadi, a specialist in laparoscopic robotic radical prostatectomy at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, demonstrated a real-time prostate removal on camera. He performs the procedures with a few tiny incisions, through which the operating tools are inserted. He controls the entire operation from a console nearby, using high-definition cameras to guide him as he maneuvers the precision EndoWrist® instruments of the da Vinci surgical robot. The arms can be navigated it into many blind spots that previously surgeons were not able to access.

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