Colorado doctor accused of botching multiple robotic kidney surgeries (+) da Vinci Robotic surgery Video: Partial Nephrectomy for Kidney Cancer (Video Reports)

Featured Image: Schematic layout of operating room for robotic prostate surgery/ Layout drawing of surgery suite from a bird’s-eye perspective with positions of robot, screens, surgery table, instrument console, noted. SOURCE: National Cancer Institute .

[NOTE:Operating robot marked as “Surgical  Cart” in  the above Diagram. While this diagram is of a layout of a robotic medical procedure which might not be the exact layout the Colorado surgeon in this report used it gives us an idea of the basic set-up of a robotic surgery operating room. . . .EDITOR] 

From CBS News By RYAN JASLOW / CBS NEWS/ April 12, 2013, 2:54 PM

A Colorado surgeon is being investigated for botching at least 11 surgeries at a Denver hospital.

Accusations against Dr. Warren Kortz, a surgeon at Porter Adventist Hospital in Denver, include leaving sponges and surgical equipment in patients and improperly using robotic surgery tools for kidney “procedures,” CBS Denver reported. . . . Read Complete Report 

From youtube uploaded by Ketan Badani

Robotic Partial Nephrectomy – daVinci Partial Nephrectomy for Kidney Cancer

Uploaded on Jan 30, 2011

Dr. Ketan K. Badani, Director of Robotic Surgery, performs and narrates a robotic partial nephrectomy using the daVinci surgical system.

WARNING! Actual operation. Very graphic.  Best if viewed in FULL SCREEN Mode.

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