New York Times Article reports Robotic Surgery Complications on the Rise

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New York Times report new findings on robotic surgery in benign gynecologic procedures. A new study showed an increased number of complications occurring during the robot assisted procedures with bladder and ureter damages accounting for most of the injuries.


Is the robot better than a trained laparoscopic GYN specialist?  Is it more efficient, safer, faster, and does it provide a better recovery? Does the robot actually do the surgery?  Unfortunately, it does not. 

So why is the robot being used to perform GYN surgeries?

Visit our blog to read the whole article about the most recent finds related to robotic surgery. The surgical specialists at The Center for Innovative Care: Natalya Danilyants MD and Paul MacKoul MD, do not use robotics in their innovative techniques.

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