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 When was the first robotic surgery?

Answer The first recorded robotic assisted surgery took place in 1985 in a procedure where the PUMA robotic surgical arm was used in a neurosurgical biopsy which is a non-laparoscopic surgery. This led to... Read More »
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Who invented robotic surgery?

Robotic surgery came into prominence in 1995 with the creation of the da Vinci surgical system. This type of computer-assisted surgery was developed by Intuitive Surgical, a California-based compan... Read More »
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How to Train to Perform Robotic Surgery?

Robotic surgery is becoming more prevalent as technology and various robotic systems come online. A physician with extensive surgical experience can further his education by enrolling in one of man... Read More »
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Who is a candidate for robotic prostate surgery?

Surgeons use robotic prostate surgery, a minimally invasive technique, to treat prostate cancer. It involves making several small incisions in the abdomen to make room for tiny instruments--control... Read More »
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