robotic surgery http://wrvo.org en Concern raised over robotic surgery complications http://wrvo.org/post/concern-raised-over-robotic-surgery-complications <p>The use of surgical robots has increased by more than 400 percent in the United States over the past six years. But a recent study published in the Journal for Healthcare Quality suggests that there&rsquo;s underreporting of complications resulting from robotic surgeries.<br /><br />Robot-assisted surgery is a minimally-invasive method in which a small incision allows remote-controlled instruments to be inserted into the body. The instruments are then controlled during the procedure by the surgeon using a console.<br /> Sat, 05 Oct 2013 12:34:00 +0000 Kate O'Connell 45155 at http://wrvo.org