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Health Alert: Robotic Surgery Makes Its Way to Our Area
Written by Your 5News Team
Created on October 12, 2012 @ 8:27PM
Doctor Lucas Wiegand of United Hospital Center joined 5 News for this week's Health Alert.  Today we're letting you know about an important new technology in the medical world that's made its way to our area. It's called the da Vinci surgical system, or better known as robotic surgery. 
 
In this segment, we will discuss
  • What this new technology is
  • What type of surgery will you be doing with the robot?
  • What other areas of medicine will the robot be able to treat?
  • Why is robotic surgery better for the patient?
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