Robot successfully performs keyhole surgery on pigs without human help
The robot surgeon will see you now. For years, the world of medicine has been steadily advancing the art of robot-assisted procedures, enabling doctors to enhance their technique inside the operating theatre. Now US researchers say a robot has successfully performed keyhole surgery on pigs all on its own - without the guiding hand of a human.
Robotic Surgery Turns Surgical Trainees Into Spectators
Before the robots arrived, surgical training was done the same way for nearly a century. During routine surgeries, trainees worked with nurses, anesthesiologists, and scrub technicians to position and sedate the patient, while also preparing the surgical field with instruments and lights.