Surgical Robots Operate With Precision

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Sat, Sep 12th, 2009 08:58 by capnasty NEWS

Surgeons and medical engineers have been trying to create machines that can assist in surgery, increase a surgeon's dexterity and support hospital staff. These aren't humanoid robots but computer controlled systems that have been optimized for use in sensitive situations. An exhibition called Sci-fi Surgery: Medical Robots, opening this week at the Hunterian Museum of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, shows a range of robots used in medicine.

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