Medical Complications from Robotic Surgery

Posted on Apr. 30 2014 in Medical Malpractice Cases

With the advent of new technology, there is a steady increase in the number of robotic surgeries performed on hospital patients across the country. In far too many cases, the physicians in charge of the surgery are not trained properly in the robotic surgery process. Lack of Training Presents Safety Issues The medical training for robotic devices such as the da Vinci Surgical System, or ZEUS robotic surgical system usually consists of only a weekend training session which is clearly inadequate. It’s important for the surgeon to be proctored and/or supervised by an experienced robotic surgeon during a reasonable number of cases before being allowed to operate. Unfortunately, many hospitals
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