Robot-Assisted Laparoscopic Procedures
A doctor uses robotic arms to operate through small keyhole incisions in the abdomen.
The robotic arms are able to do surgical tasks with an increased range of motion. They also can filter out hand tremor. The special tools translate the doctor’s larger hand movements into smaller ones. This allows delicate work to occur in small spaces.
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Last reviewedJuly 2013by Marcin Chwistek, MD; Michael Woods, MD
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