Category Archives: Medical Malpractice: Robotic Surgery

Increase in Robotic Surgeries Raise Concerns

Robotic surgical equipment, now solely made in the United States by Intuitive surgical Inc. of Sunnyvale, Calif., has been a topic of controversy since its U.S Food and Drug Administration approval in 2000. Recently at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, … Continue reading

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Medical Devices – Injury Risks Can Be Significant

While technology advances, so do the prospects of healing the sick and repairing the disabled parts of our bodies. However, with progress comes costs ¾ the costs of the people injured and the lives lost by medical devices being designed … Continue reading

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UPDATE! Hospitals get Advisory Letter: Massachusetts Issues Caution About Robotic Surgery

In Massachusetts, the state advised that hospitals pay attention to whether direct-to-patient marketing changes how they select patients, given that such advertising has led patients to seek out certain procedures from their doctors. Hospitals were also cautioned to make sure … Continue reading

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Robot Surgery Risk Needs Disclosure as Injuries Rise

Many robotic surgeries involve a doctor utilizing a video-game style console several feet from the patient, where he or she peers into a high- definition display. Foot pedals and hand controls are often used to maneuver mechanical arms equipped with … Continue reading

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