Robotic surgery

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The industrial revolution demonstrated the capability of robotic systems to facilitate and improve manufacturing, As a result, robotics extended to various other domains, including the delivery of health care, Hence, robots have been developed to assist hospital staff, to facilitate laboratory analyses, to augment patient rehabilitation, and even to advance surgical performance, As robotics lead usefulness and gain wider acceptance among the surgical community, the urologist should become familiar with this new interdisciplinary field and its URobotics subset: robotics applied to urology, This article reviews the current applications and experience, issues and debates in surgical robotics, and highlights future directions in the field,

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)289-295
Number of pages7
JournalWorld journal of urology
Issue number4
StatePublished - 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology


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