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Da Vinci mechanical failure rare; other risks at play

Don't blame the robot. At least, that's what a new Archives of Surgery study this week suggests about the Da Vinci. Morbidity and mortality associated with surgical patients have more to do with

Hospitals oversell benefits of robotic surgery

Hospitals are playing up the benefits of robotic surgery, marketing words like "state-of-the-art," "cutting-edge" and "first robots," although those claims might be unsubstantiated, MedPage Today

SPOTLIGHT: Da Vinci robot growing popular

What's that device in the operating room--the one with four arms? It's the da Vinci robot, a new surgical device that allows doctors to perform surgery using small incisions while giving them more