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Da Vinci Surgical Robot Lawsuit

The da Vinci Surgical System has been linked to a number of complications and patient deaths, which may have been caused by surgical mistakes from insufficient training or by the machine’s design. STATUS OF DA VINCI SURGICAL SYSTEM LAWSUITS: Potential claims are being reviewed by lawyers for individuals who have been injured or lost loved […]

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Intuitive Surgical Recalls da Vinci Robot Components Due to Injury Risk

Intuitive Surgical has issued another da Vinici robot component recall, following reports of damaged cannulae and at least one patient injury.

da Vinci Surgery Lawsuit Filed Over Bowel Perforation, Thermal Burns

Intuitive Surgical faces a new lawsuit over the da Vinci surgical robot, claiming that recalled Hot Shears caused internal injuries.

Continuing Problems for da Vinci Robot Maker Predicted by Analyst

Analysts warn that 2014 may be another rough year for the makers of the da vinci robot.

da Vinci Robotic Surgery Injury Cases Often Not Reported to FDA: Report

A new study shows that the da Vinci is more expensive for some surgeries but provides little additional benefit, while a new report suggests complications linked to the robot are severely underreported.

Da Vinci Robot Recall Affects 110,000 Components: FDA

Anothr da Vinci robot component recall affects 110,000 parts that could fall off of the robot.

AARP, Fortune Urge Caution In Weighing Risks of da Vinci Robotic Surgery

Two new articles call for caution in choosing to undergo da Vinci robot surgery.

Da Vinci Robotic Surgery Malpractice Lawsuit Results in $100K Verdict

An Oregon woman was awarded $100,000 in a medical malpractice lawsuit that claimed a da Vinci robot broke during surgery, leaving medical tool parts inside of her body.

Recall for Da Vinci Robot Issued Due Over Problems With Arms ‘Stalling’

A class II recall has been issued for da Vinci surgical robots, due to a risk that the mechanical arms may stall and may need to be replaced

Robotic Surgery Injury During Prostate Cancer Removal May Be Avoided

New study suggests that training doctors to identify at-risk patients may reduce the risk of uretral injury during robotic prostatectomy surgery.

FDA Notes Increase in Reports Involving Surgical Robot Injuries, Problems

As reports of da Vinci robot complications increase, the FDA calls for more surgeon training in robotic surgery.

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