Robotics in General Surgery

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Wall, James; Chandra, Venita; Krummel, Thomas;
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    mesheuropmc: surgical procedures, operative | body regions | human activities | technology, industry, and agriculture

In summary, robotics has made a significant contribution to General Surgery in the past 20 years. In its infancy, surgical robotics has seen a shift from early systems that assisted the surgeon to current teleoperator systems that can enhance surgical skills. Telepresen... View more
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