Help for hips: Robotic skill makes su...

Help for hips: Robotic skill makes surgery less invasive, gets patients moving faster

There are 4 comments on the Naples Daily News story from Oct 3, 2011, titled Help for hips: Robotic skill makes surgery less invasive, gets patients moving faster. In it, Naples Daily News reports that:

From left, Dr. Jon Dounchis, nurse Julie Magers, and physician assistant Rick Yarosh position a robotic system used during hip replacement surgeries on their patient Scott Bechtol at Physician's Regional at Pine Ridge on Tuesday.

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San Jose, CA

#1 Oct 28, 2011
This is great news. If this robotic system will be adopted worldwide, many patients will benefit from it. Also, recovery period will be cut short. I hope that this kind of technology can address the complications experienced by the patients here .
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Cecilia, KY

#2 Oct 28, 2011
You should check Stem Cell Therapy procedures aswell. Google it


Since: Oct 11

Toshima, Japan

#3 Nov 12, 2011
and for recovering, use an exoskeleton from Japan!

It is used in over 100 clinics in Japan today.

Chicago, IL

#4 Nov 17, 2011
It's remarkable to see robots assisting the doctors but i am not convinced having them around during operations because there is always a risk of technical malfunctions and might worsen a patients situation and will increase the number of

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