Robotic Surgery on the Rise

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Carol speaks with Dr. Michelle Luthringshausen, the Director of Robotic Surgery at Northwest Community Hospital, about recent technological developments in the surgical world.


A surgeon, at left, operates the robotic console of a da Vinci Surgical Robotic System during a robotic laproscopic surgery, remotely controlling the robotic arms that operate the surgical tools with the aid of a laproscopic camera, all inserted through a number of small incisions in the patient, at right. (Hartford Courant photo)

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