Battle of the Robosurgeons

The two leaders in this nascent field are locked in nasty legal disputes in the fight to dominate a small customer pool

No doubt, robotic surgery has a bright future. But the two feisty California startup companies that build the Zeus and daVinci computer-assisted surgery systems think there isn't room for two competitors in the field right now (see BW Online, 6/14/01, "Robotic Surgeons Make the Cut").

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