The Handy Surgery Robots That Make Doctor's Lives Easier

Robots are showing up in hospitals’ operating rooms everywhere assisting surgeons to do their work more precisely, efficiently, and speedily.

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When it comes to the medical industry, perhaps no field is more stressful than surgery. Surgeons need to practice extreme focus when operating as mistakes in operating rooms may mean lives lost. Luckily, medical technology has advanced enough to give these surgeons some much-needed help in the shape of surgical robots.

You must have definitely heard of the world-famous Da Vinci robot. It's a precise and complex robot that helps surgeons perform minimally invasive surgeries via a console that translates the surgeon's hand movements in real-time. The robot has already assisted in over 5 million surgeries so far.

Indeed robots are showing up in hospitals’ operating rooms everywhere assisting surgeons to do their work more precisely, efficiently, and speedily. There are robots that run 3D simulations of the patient’s spine, robots that assist in partial and complete knee replacements,  robots that control shaking fingers, and even robots that aid in planning and placing dental implants. 

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When it comes to surgical operating rooms, the future is automated and one has to wonder if these robots may one day perform surgeries on their own.

Have these surgical robots piqued your curiosity? Do you want to see them live and in action? Then, do not miss this video.

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