Doctors try their hand at new surgical robot

HIGH TECH MEDICINE—Salesperson Whitney LeBlanc, above right, talks with Dr. David Rosenfeld, a colorectal surgeon, about the new daVinci S HD Surgical System, a robot used for minimally invasive human surgery. On display Nov. 16 at the Westlake Village Inn, the robot features four instrument arms that allow surgeons to work inside the body and in difficult-toreach areas using tiny incisions and remote control. Above right, LeBlanc assists cardiovascular surgeon Dr. Mohamad Gharavi on the n...

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