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Category: Robotic surgery systems


Problematic PR releases: Why you should dig deeper when you see the term “minimally invasive”

1 8/28/2018

New questions about the $3B/year robotic surgery business

9 7/17/2018

Local news hype of robotic surgery doesn’t match many hysterectomy patients’ experiences

1 4/7/2015

Step right up and be the first in your region to get robotic surgery for ___?___

2 4/7/2015

Surgical robot news release puffery – here a 1st, there a 1st, everywhere a first 1st


A look at robotic surgery proliferation in Denmark


More conflicted, imbalanced prostate information from FOX News


Robotic surgery company objects to tough journalism; objections & responses posted


Sit back & watch urologists go at it over robotic surgery claims


Robotic roundup: Useful? Or little clinical value?…”robotic invasion”…outpaces evidence