Surgeon blogs that robotic surgery is all hype and no substance
Cyberknife for prostate cancer “still developing and can’t stand on its feet”
Wisconsin hospitals with robots double prostate removals within 3 months
Robotic surgery: good studies of effectiveness “never been done…not going to magically appear now”
“Harm has been done” – spine journal’s critical review of Medtronic Infuse studies
How do patients decide to accept implantable heart devices?
Guest post: Are heart device study authors overselling their benefits?
Small town, small hospital example of how robotic surgery is promoted
Ads & news (often resembling ads) fuel growing use of robotic prostatectomy
Chicago Tribune reports on clinical trial ethics/conflict of interest question