Robotic surgery at AGH offers patients with lung cancer new treatment

Mar 20, 2013 Full story: observer-reporter.com

Just a few months after launching a state-of-the-art robotic cardiac surgery program, Allegheny General Hospital announced that it has advanced its multidisciplinary robotic surgery capabilities even further to provide a new, less invasive treatment option for patients with early-stage lung cancer.

Full Story
Therese Bynes

San Jose, CA

#1 Mar 25, 2013
Come to think of it, Da Vinci is truly a state of the art device. If only these horrible possibilities of adverse events which I have read at http://www.rotlaw.com/da-vinci-surgical-syste... could be prevented, it would have been great.Be it traditional or robotic, surgical procedures are risky. As for the alleged flaws of the machine, hopefully it can be corrected and improved.

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Cancer Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
Kidney Cancer Symptoms (May '07) Jan 19 Taajsgpm 9
Canadian actor and writer Don Harron dead at ag... Jan 18 Givi 1
Actor and writer Don Harron dead at age 90 Jan 18 Charlie Farquharson 1
Canadian actor-writer Don Harron dies at age 90 Jan 18 Moosehead 1
To battle cancer, choose oncologist with care (May '08) Jan 16 Wellington 26
Oprah and Bio-Identical Hormones, the Truth is ... (Jan '09) Jan 10 Wendy 5
The 10 commandments of cancer prevention (May '09) Jan 9 An apple a day 7
More from around the web