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  • The Cutting Edge

    The Cutting Edge
    When Dr. Amir Abolhoda recently performed robot-assisted lung cancer surgery at UC Irvine Medical Center — the first procedure of its kind in Orange County — it marked the latest leap in the fast-evolving field of robotics.
  • Robotic Surgery: How Safe Is It?

    Robotic Surgery: How Safe Is It?
    When Mea Figueroa of St. Cloud, Florida, was told that a robot would be performing a delicate operation to remove uterine fibroids that were causing her pain and abnormal bleeding, she hesitated slightly. The machine looked like something straight out of...

    Remote-control surgery grows, despite inconclusive evidence

    Remote-control surgery grows, despite inconclusive evidence
    Chubby, pink and anesthetized into unconsciousness and paralysis, 16-week-old Ian Lund was a small bump under blue drapes on an operating table at University of Chicago Medicine. Perched above him was a robot, with arms like a three-legged spider. One...

    Robotic surgery grows, but so do questions

    Robotic surgery grows, but so do questions
    These days, some surgeons have four arms and are made of metal and plastic. Use of a robotic assistant called the Da Vinci Surgical System has quadrupled in the last four years, and the machine now helps with incisions and sutures in 2,000 hospitals...

    Robots useful in hysterectomies

    Robots useful in hysterectomies
    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. NorthShore University Health System has two robotic surgical systems used for...