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Advanced robotic system will become surgeon’s right hand

10-Feb-2017

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University of California San Diego engineers are developing robots to be an integral part of the surgical team.

Human surgeons still needed to decide what treatment is best or how procedure should be performed.

Could reduce number of surgeons needed to operate da Vinci Surgical System.

COMMENT: looks like we’re one step closer to fire-and-forget automated robotic surgeons

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Product

robotic surgery platform for minimally invasive procedures

Academic

Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at UC San Diego.

Institute

Lab dedicated to developing intelligent algorithms and controls new robotic systems.