May 23rd, 2012

Robots Useful in Hysterectomies

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A common operation in the United States, hysterectomies are now going high-tech as many surgeons embrace robotics as another tool to help them do their jobs better…The Mayo Clinic in Arizona, one of the first institutions to use robotic laparoscopy, pioneered the technique in the early 2000s, said Dr. Rosanne Kho, assistant professor and fellowship program director in the clinic's Division of Urogynecology, Department of Gynecological Surgery.

 

Chicago Tribune by Andrea Brown

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