Items Tagged ‘Intuitive Surgical Inc.’

March 22, 2013

Intuitive Robosurgery Training Seen Lacking in Lawsuits

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty (@loganlafferty)

Intuitive Surgical Inc. (ISRG), the maker of robots used in 367,000 U.S. operations last year, is facing accusations in lawsuits that it put patients at risk by marketing the machinery to doctors without providing adequate training…In gynecology surgery, Mayo Clinic researchers found it takes 90 operations to become proficient on the robot, according to study […]

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