Robot Surgery Risk Needs Disclosure as Injuries Rise, State Says

Robot Surgery Risk Needs Disclosure as Injuries Rise, State Says

Intuitive Surgical Inc. via Bloomberg

In robot surgery, a doctor sits at a video-game style console several feet from the patient and peers into a high-definition display. Foot pedals and hand controls maneuver mechanical arms equipped with surgical tools, guided by a 3-D camera that shows the work as it is done inside a patient.