Removing Gallbladders With The Help Of Robotic Surgery | KERA News

Removing Gallbladders With The Help Of Robotic Surgery

Apr 8, 2013
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The Da Vinci surgical robot is now a part of the Texas Health Denton team -- helping remove patients' gallbladders through a small incision right below the navel. There are thousands of da Vinci systems world-wide, and they aren't cheap. The machines cost over one million each, with an additional cost for annual maintenance. Still, the machines give surgeons an enhanced range of motion and ultimately leave the patient with minimal scarring.

Source: Texashealth

News releases from the hospitals of Texas Health Resources.

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