Home / Today's Top Stories / Despite lawsuits, malfunctions rare for surgical robots (access required)

Despite lawsuits, malfunctions rare for surgical robots (access required)

It's been 18 years since the Food and Drug Administration cleared Intuitive Surgical’s da Vinci Surgical System, a robotic surgical device. It wasn't long after that both Highland Hospital and Rochester General Hospital adopted the devices, which help perform procedures that are normally complex and highly invasive, such as urological and gynecological surgeries. About 3,000 hospitals ...

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.


Check Also


Engineering students devise ideas to help people with disabilities (access required)

Three local college engineering teams have spent the last several months devising ways to help individuals with disabilities be more ...

SWBR received an Outstanding Project Award from the Construction Specifications Institute for its design work on John Walton Spencer School No. 16. The facility, built in 1910, was modernized but historic features were preserved (provided photo).

Two SWBR projects recognized by local CSI chapter (access required)

SWBR has been named a winner of two Outstanding Project Awards from the Rochester chapter of the Construction Specifications Institute ...