Medical Robotics

Patients Demand Robot Surgeons

Posted 19 Jun 2001 at 12:57 UTC by steve Share This

A Reuters press release said that patients are not afraid of robot-assisted cardiac surgery and many are even demanding it over human surgery. The robot-assisted surgery results in less pain, less bleeding, less scarring, and less risk of infection. Recovery time for robot-assisted surgery is about half that of human surgery.

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