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Robotic Surgery More Accurate

Posted 11 Feb 2006 at 16:28 UTC by Rog-a-matic Share This

A new study from Imperial College in London shows that robot assisted knee surgery is significantly more accurate yet slightly slower than conventional surgery. There were no additional side effects and in most cases recovery was faster. Other reports suggest similar success with robotic assisted surgery. The real question is: will AI programmers be able to make improvements in bedside manors? That should be an easier task than the surgery part :)

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