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 flexibility than they're used to with laparoscopic devices. They're typically used for prostate surgery, but also for gynecological surgeries such as hysterectomies. While such devices have mostly been found at university medical centers in the past, they're growing increasingly common at community medical centers. Article

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