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Study another nail in coffin for Intuitive's da Vinci in hysterectomy

This article was originally published in Clinica

Executive Summary

A tough year is getting even worse for Intuitive Surgical, after a second study concluded that there was no advantage with its da Vinci robotic surgery device in hysterectomy versus laparoscopic hysterectomy. Furthermore, the robotic approach costs “substantially more,” the researchers concluded – nearly $2,500 extra per patient.






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