News | March 19, 2007

Surgical Robot Creates Shorter Recovery Time

March 20,2007 - Studies recently presented at the National Comprehensive Cancer Network's 12th Annual Conference, reveal that men undergoing radical prostatectomy return home sooner and regain bladder control and sexual function weeks earlier when operated on with a joystick-operated robot, such as Intuitive Surgical's da Vinci device, approved in 2000 to perform advanced surgical techniques.

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