Robotic Surgery

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Do You Need a Robot to Replace Knees?

Some orthopedic surgeons say the technology noticeably improves outcomes. Others say it simply makes post-op X-rays look better.

Posted 12/19/19 | Daniel Cook, Executive Editor | Post a comment

Wanted: An Abdominal Robot For Same-Day Surgery

Here's an update on the quest for smaller, less expensive robots tailored to outpatient facilities.

Posted 12/19/19 | Joe Paone | Post a comment

Helping Hand

Despite the expense, here's why we're committed to robot-assisted abdominal surgeries.

Posted 07/18/19 | Amit Trivedi, MD | Post a comment

The Economics of Robot-assisted Spine Surgery

The massive upfront cost is offset by fewer revision surgeries, lower infection rates, reduced lengths of stay and shorter OR times.

Posted 06/19/19 | Joe Paone | Post a comment

Adding On to Abdominal Surgery

Robots and interactive imaging technology are set to transform minimally invasive procedures.

Posted 04/03/19 | Jared Bilski | Post a comment

Are Robots Right for Hernia Repair?

Robots are a good option for complex cases - and for surgeons inexperienced with laparoscopic repair.

Posted 01/15/19 | Shirin Towfigh, MD, FACS | 1 comment

When the Robot Malfunctions

Prepare for the unexpected so glitches don't lead to disastrous outcomes.

Posted 12/13/18 | Jill Hayward, BSN, RN, CNOR | Post a comment

Who's Using the Robot?

Study: Urology, gynecology and endocrine-related surgery have the highest proportion of robotic-assisted procedures.

Posted 09/19/17 | Post a comment

Robotic Knee Replacement

Robotic arms help surgeons prepare the bone with sub-millimeter accuracy and place the implant with spot-on precision.

Posted 07/25/17 | Dan O'Connor, Editor-in-Chief | Post a comment

Robotic Benefits Without the Robot

Handheld instruments that provide robot-like functionality.

Posted 05/08/17 | Outpatient Surgery Editors | Post a comment

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