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Abstract

This article discusses the developments that led up to robotic surgical systems as well as what is on the horizon for new robotic technology. Topics include how robotics is enabling new types of procedures, including natural orifice endoscopic translumenal surgery in which one cannot reach by hand under any circumstances, and how these developments will drive the next generation of robots.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1121-1130
Number of pages10
JournalSurgical Clinics of North America
Volume88
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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