Robot assisted prostate surgery? Uhh--you first.
Surgeons use a four armed robot to perform prostate surgery.
Surgeons are using a four armed robot to perform prostate surgery.
The procedure is called the da Vinci Prostatectomy, "a new, less-invasive approach to prostate removal," according to the Swedish Medical Center.
Actually, it's no joke; an estimated 230,000 men in the US are diagnosed with prostate cancer each year and the da Vinci Surgical System promises to help surgeons perform the surgery with greater precision while speeding patient recovery.
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