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Robotic Surgery

A Partial Knee Replacement May Work Best for You

Kevin R. Stone, M.D. | Posted 06.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Kevin R. Stone, M.D.

With a partial knee replacement, there is no need for saws, drills or guides. In fact, the procedure is so minimal that you can walk out of the surgery center 1.5 hours after surgery and begin physical therapy the next day.

Rise of Machines in Surgery Lowers Costs, Improves Patient Outcomes

Timothy G. Wilson, M.D. | Posted 03.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Timothy G. Wilson, M.D.

Robotic-assisted surgery is a game-changing technology in medicine, yet it is deeply misunderstood and often dismissed as just another expensive tool driving up the costs of surgery. This could not be farther from the truth.

The Government Is Going To Try To Determine If Robot Surgeons Are Dangerous

AP | By LINDSEY TANNER | Posted 06.09.2013 | Technology

CHICAGO (AP) — The biggest thing in operating rooms these days is a million-dollar, multi-armed robot named da Vinci, used in nearly 400,000 surgeri...

Science Serving Society

Jean-Lou Chameau | Posted 03.05.2012 | Science
Jean-Lou Chameau

The excitement engendered by exploration, innovation and science is tremendous -- and rarely quite as evident as when a rocket launches, bound for another planet.