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.