Intuitive Surgical

Intuitive Surgical

Intuitive Surgical Inc. is a corporation that manufactures robotic surgical systems, most notably the da Vinci Surgical System. The da Vinci Surgical System allows surgery to be performed remotely using robotic manipulators. The company is part of the Nasdaq-100 and S&P 500. Intuitive Surgical has installed over 1,242 systems worldwide as of July, 2009. Computer Motion was a competitor that merged with Intuitive Surgical in 2003.

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Intuitive Surgical - Da Vinci Surgical System - Criticism
... And finally, DaVinci robotic surgical techniques are learned more quickly by more surgeons than are learned by surgeons who devote themselves to non-robotic laparoscopy only ... those that suffer from obesity, can undergo a safe robotic operation, whereas before, non-surgical options were emphasized for those with high BMI values ... One advantage to DaVinci may well be its ability to extend safe surgical options to more individuals ...
Robotic Surgery - History
... The ROBODOC from Integrated Surgical Systems (working closely with IBM) was introduced in 1992 to mill out precise fittings in the femur for hip replacement ... Further development of robotic systems was carried out by Intuitive Surgical with the introduction of the da Vinci Surgical System and Computer Motion with the AESOP and the ZEUS ... Intuitive Surgical bought Computer Motion in 2003 ZEUS is no longer being actively marketed.) The da Vinci Surgical System comprises three components a surgeon’s console, a patient-side ...
International Robotic Urology Symposium - 2009 IRUS
... Delegates can also observe 3 live surgeries and 3D surgical video sessions ... is sponsored by the Endourological Society, the Society of Urologic Oncology, and Intuitive Surgical ... Intuitive Surgical, one of America's fastest growing companies, has featured the event on its homepage ...

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