Intuitive Surgical Robots Probed by U.S. in Surgeon Survey

Intuitive Surgical Robots Probed by U.S. in Surgeon Survey

Intuitive Surgical, Inc./via Bloomberg

Surgeons practice using the "da Vinci" robotic surgical system, which is used to repair torn heart valves without having to open an incision in the patient's chest. The system, originally designed for use in battlefield conditions during a chemical or biological attacks, is used by doctors at Manhattan's New York-Presbyterian Hospital for heart operations.