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Intuitive’s da Vinci: Will Familiarity Breed Success?

Executive Summary

Robotic soft-tissue MIS pioneer Intuitive Surgical continues to advance its offering in this disruptive area of medical technology. Having weathered an adverse incident-related storm, it is putting efforts into driving OUS business, broadening surgical applications, and convincing the doubters about robotic surgery’s place and role in the catalog of care delivery.

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