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In Depth (Medicine / Robotic Surgery) Part I #635323

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 12, 2000
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(New York: Dr. Bob Arnot) The use of the Da Vinci Surgical System machine for robotic surgery featured; details given of how the device can be used. [Gall bladder patient Kimberly BRIGGS - describes her condition after surgery.] [Henrico Doctors' Hospital Dr. William KELLEY, Junior - says nobody knows all the advantages yet.] [Johns Hopkins Louis KAVOUSSI - comments.] [Cardiac surgeon Dr. O. Wayne ISON - says robotic surgery would not work well for many cardiac operations.] [Da Vinci inventor Dr. Barry GARDINER - talks about future possibilities.]

Arnot, Bob;
Williams, Brian

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