The da Vinci surgical robot: A medical breakthrough with risks for patients

Laurie Featherstone says she was about to have a hysterectomy in March 2015 when her doctor asked a question she was not expecting. Did she want to have the surgeon use a robot for the procedure? “[The doctor] said if she were me, she’d elect to have the robot,” recalled Featherstone, a hairstylist from this […]

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