Better training needed for surgeons using da Vinci robots?

There is an interesting article on the Bloomberg web site today addressing the appropriate training of surgeons prior to unsupervised use of Intuitive Surgical’s da Vinci robot. … READ MORE …

Are the purported “safety issues” with the da Vinci robot real?

A long article by Lindsey Tanner of the Associated Press was published yesterday on the NBC News “Vitals” web site. It addresses the FDA investigation of reports of “problems, including several deaths” associated with the use of the da Vinci robot surgical system that we have previously referred to. … READ MORE …