Surgery

World's first super-microsurgery operation with 'robot hands'

Plastic surgeons at Maastricht UMC+ have used a robotic device to surgically treat lymphedema in a patient. This is the world's first super-microsurgical intervention with '"robot hands." The surgeons used the robotic device ...

Surgery

World's first soft-robotic surgery on a human body

A team of roboticists, engineers and surgeons at King's College London have for the first time operated on a human body using a soft surgical robot as part of keyhole surgery, with the aim of dramatically improving future ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Approach to hysterectomy varies despite advances

(Medical Xpress)—By age 65, one-third of women in the United States will have a hysterectomy, an operation to remove the uterus. Most women will undergo a traditional abdominal hysterectomy, despite advances in minimally ...

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