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  • commented 1 years ago
  • tags: ISRG JNJ GE
  • Clinical as well as cost concerns are affecting procedure growth. Scientific studies to date have shown identical patient outcomes for manual laparoscopy and robotic laparoscopy making the Davinci a cosmetic instrument. They are even refering to their new single site instrumentation as a cosmetic option. This should be priced as a risky cosmetic surgical tool, and not as a magic invention. [ less... ]
    Clinical as well as cost concerns are affecting procedure growth. Scientific studies to date have shown identical patient outcomes for manual laparoscopy and robotic laparoscopy making the Davinci a cosmetic instrument. They are even refering to their new single site instrumentation as a cosmetic option. This should be priced as a risky cosmetic surgical tool, and not as a magic invention.
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