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Investors Alarmed over da Vinci Surgical Robot’s Drop in Sales

Investors of Intuitive Surgical became concern on the decline of sales of the company’s flagship medical device. According to an article published online, the sale of da Vinci surgical robot dropped...
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Investors of Intuitive Surgical became concern on the decline of sales of the company’s flagship medical device.

 

 

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Canadian Robotic Prostatectomy Patient Donated $1M for da Vinci Maintenance

Charles Tremblay was diagnosed with an aggressive form of prostate cancer in 2012 at age 56. He and his wife Dorothy strongly believed that da Vinci robotic surgery has saved Charles from prostate ...
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Da Vinci Lawsuit NewsCA Hospital Possesses Highly Trained Surgeons for Robotic Surgery

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Despite controversy and negative reports, Kaiser Permanente Fontana Medical center in California has announced their launching of da Vinci robotic surgery, claiming that their surgeons performing the surgeon has underwent necessary training and preparation and received extensive clinical education, according to an online article.

 

 

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The Benefits and Disadvantages of Robotic Surgery Probed by Wall Street Journal

The Benefits and Disadvantages of Robotic Surgery Probed by Wall Street Journal | Da Vinci Lawsuit | Scoop.it
The benefits and disadvantages of da Vinci surgical system, which is used in performing robotic surgery, has not been fully disclosed by its manufacturer, Intuitive Surgical. Because of this, inves...
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Robotic surgery has been reported to result in unfavorable health conditions

Robotic surgery has been reported to result in unfavorable health conditions | Da Vinci Lawsuit | Scoop.it
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I have read a number of online articles reporting that robotic surgery can cause unfavorable health complications.

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Who are the common patients of robotic surgery?

Who are the common patients of robotic surgery? | Da Vinci Lawsuit | Scoop.it
I've not worked with anybody doing robotic surgery, and the reports from the anesthesia community are mixed about it.

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Both men and women can undergo robotic surgery. However, it is important that patients consult their surgeons before deciding to undergo robotic surgery.

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How does robotic surgery work?

How does robotic surgery work? | Da Vinci Lawsuit | Scoop.it
The tumor is removed from the body the same way it is during traditional surgery. The idea is to have all the cancer cells contained within the resected tissue with clear margins.
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Robotic surgery is a cut above the traditional surgeries because of its innovative method. The surgeon sat on the console a few feet away from the operating table.

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Despite being popular, there have been reports of patients complaining that robotic surgery has caused them serious injuries during or after the surgery. Regulators have already taken note of the complaints.

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Tracy's Da Vinci Lawsuit Blog

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Da Vinci robotic surgery has been noted to be a safe, efficient and effective modern-day medical health care.

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Da Vinci Lawsuit Updates - Manufacturer of Da Vinci Uses Studies to Fend Controversies

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Intuitive Surgical has been sued by patients who had undergoing robotic surgery using their product, da Vinci surgical robot, and experienced serious health problems. Da Vinci robotic system has been scrutinized by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for causing potentially dangerous health problems.



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Robotic Surgery Patients Felt Misled

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Da Vinci robotic surgery has been noted to be a safe, efficient and effective modern-day medical health care. It is a technique in which a surgeon performs surgery using a computer that remotely co...
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Design Improvements for da Vinci Necessary

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The mishaps that occurred inside operating rooms that were related to the Da Vinci Surgical System may indicate that there are may still be necessary improvements for it to work efficiently and safely, heath experts and critics say.
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Woman Upset over Lack of Information on da Vinci Robotic Surgery

Woman Upset over Lack of Information on da Vinci Robotic Surgery | Da Vinci Lawsuit | Scoop.it
A woman whose name is Sheena Wilson decided to undergo hysterectomy with the aid of a well-known surgical robot only to suffer internal electrical burns in her rectum after the surgical procedure. ...
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Da Vinci Robotic Prostatectomy Killed Husband, Wife Says

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Fred Taylor made a mistake when he agreed to undergo prostatectomy using da Vinci surgical system, according to an online source. However, the surgery did not turn out well due ...
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Lawsuit airs sales push behind robot surgery

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The da Vinci Surgical System at a hospital in Pittsburgh. According to the maker, Intuitive Surgical Inc., 1,371 U.S. hospitals have purchased one of the robots.
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Robotic Surgery Performed at Spartanburg Regional

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Spartanburg Regional can now offer a new, minimally invasive treatment for patients with prostate cancer called the da Vinci Prostatectomy.
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It is no doubt the robotic surgery has been used by a number of hospitals worldwide. Robotic surgery has been heavily promoted by hospitals, attracting patients.

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what are the advantages and disadvantages of robotic surgery?

what are the advantages and disadvantages of robotic surgery? | Da Vinci Lawsuit | Scoop.it
The advantages are that you can do a minimally invasive procedure with greater dexterity than laparoscopic procedures. You can also perform these remotely.
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The advantages of robotic surgery are fewer potential complications, less scarring, and faster recovery after surgery.

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what are the disadvantages of robotic surgery and nanomedicine?

what are the disadvantages of robotic surgery and nanomedicine? | Da Vinci Lawsuit | Scoop.it
regarding robotic surgery, it lacks the intuitive measures of the quick, experienced hands of the surgeon, who by experience would know what to do in a threatening condition by recalling knowledge.
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The main disadvantage of robotic surgery is the lack of tactile feedback. However, the lack of haptic feedback in the current robotic surgical systems is an issue that to date has not been solved

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The accurate design of the Da Vinci Surgical System may still be open for improvements, surgical experts say, mentioning several examples of mishaps inside operating rooms blamed on it. The Intuitive Surgical disseminated an urgent medical device notification

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 Problems related 
to the use of robots during major surgery has increased putting the machine under inquiry of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as the popularity of such surgical operations heightens, medical industry observers say.

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Da Vinci Surgery Lawsuit Blog

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Undergoing any major surgical procedure can feel a bit overwhelming to some people. However, being prepared with surgery, physically, mentally, and emotionally, can make the whole process less anxiety provoking.

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High-tech gadgets have become so much part of our daily lives and has depended on these gadgets to make our lives a little easier. Even in the medical field, surgeons and patients alike have trusted surgical robots in helping them perform complex surgeries.

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