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Loudoun Business Journal Article-Robots Creating Innovations in Surgery

Article from Loudoun Times-Mirror

By Alanna Dvorak

Loudoun Business Journal Winter 2014

 

ROBOTS CREATING INNOVATIONS IN SURGERY, ONE INCISION AT A TIME

 

Peeking into the operating room at Inova Loudoun Hospital in Lansdowne, it doesn't look like a surgery is being performed. 

 

There is a patient on an operating table, for sure, and there are all the requisite surgical tools such as scapel and bovies in the room- and there's a surgeon in the room.

 

But the tools are attached to the metal arms and, rather than standing over top of the patient, the surgeon is sitting behind a console, controlling the arms digitally. 

 

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