Items Tagged ‘robots’

June 17, 2016

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich (@KarlWOestreich)

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik   Huffington Post 8 Reasons You Can’t Get Rid Of Your […]

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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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Tags: adequate training, Bloomberg, Intuitive Surgical Inc., Obstetrics & Gynecology, robosurgery, robots

December 5, 2011

Robotic Surgery for Head and Neck Cancer

By Mystery User

During the last decade, robotic surgery has evolved from a novelty to the preferred surgical method for urologic, gynecologic, thoracic, cardiothoracic, and gastrointestinal procedures. The use of robotics in head and neck surgery grew out of the success of other transoral surgical modalities used to remove head and neck tumors. This article reviews the evolution […]

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Tags: head and neck cancer, robots

November 2, 2009

Robots That Care

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

Born in Belgrade, in what was then Yugoslavia, Maja Matarić originally wanted to study languages and art…   Now forty-four and a professor of computer science at the University of Southern California, she has begun working with stroke and Alzheimer’s patients and autistic children, searching for a way to make machines that can engage directly […]

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Tags: cognitive rehabilitation, CosmoBots, robots

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