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DaVinci Surgical Robot Complications

Advances in the new-age in surgical equipment has initiated various technological devices which are responsible for improvement in healthcare treatment.

In several cases, however, this equipment can be used prior to being proven safe, without the proper training to make sure that surgeons can utilize these innovative devices without causing patients harm.

DaVinci Surgical Robot complications ensued due to scrutiny caused by critical complications which have occurred via the use of equipment on medical patients.

FDA approved in 2000, the DaVinci Surgical Robot administers various kinds of surgeries, created and designed by Intuitive Surgical.

The robot has four arms which are robotic, and operate on the patient, manned by a surgeon controlling from a console.

While theoretically directed by a surgeon to perform precise and delicate movements, the device can be a benefit.

This device is used typically for gynecologic surgeries, removing prostates, and cardio valve repair.

A 3D camera, one of the arms of the robot, transmits a complete image to the console of the surgeon of the surgical site.

The surgeon has the ability to use equipment to administer laparoscopy, which is surgery that only requires small incisions, and to see the site, camera use.

Purposed to improve on the traditional type of surgery, the robot can enhance the visual realm of the site, and enable the surgeon to remain focused on the surgical site without a need to look while operating at a separate monitor.

Without assistance and while remaining focused on the surgical site, the surgeon controls the camera; individuals believe that a robot can boost the abilities of a surgeon.

The hands of the robot can be managed to make incisions which precise and tiny to achieve surgery that is less invasive, for quicker recovery and lower loss of blood.

Concerns Due to DaVinci Robot Surgery

DaVinci Surgical Robot complications can be a concern due to lack of training with the DaVinci Surgical Robot before surgeons utilize it on their patients.

It takes hours on end of practice and several surgeons confirm hundreds of assists with the use of the robot prior to a surgeon being ready to use it alone.

In several cases, however, surgeons are being permitted to utilize this device only after assisting a few times with the equipment.

DaVinci Surgical Robot complications can become life-threatening and catastrophic. Within the body, the robot is purposed to make incisions.

If the incision is administered to the wrong body part or in the wrong place, there can be critical bleeding and various complications, such as: revision surgeries; burning of arteries or internal organs; peritonitis; infection or sepsis; bowel or intestinal injuries; severed ureters; and death.

For individuals who have sustained injuries or have lost a family member caused by use of a DaVinci Surgical Robot, legal options are available to you.

Already, there are a number of patients in pursuit of lawsuits against the company or medical centers where operations were administered for full compensation for suffering and pain, and in several cases, wrongful death of a family member.

Contact us for a free consultation or call Anzalone Law Firm PLLC, at: 603.548.3797

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