Samaritan Doing Surgeries With Help Of Robotics


Story Updated: Dec 6, 2012

Samaritan Medical Center is now doing some surgeries with the help of robotics.

Urologist Dr. Alejandro Rodriguez appeared on 7 News at Noon Thursday to discuss the new equipment.

Dr. Rodriguez said the system gives the surgeon a 3-dimensional view, magnifies the site 15 times and takes away vibration of the hand.

He said the equipment helps to lessen patient blood loss, pain and recovery time.

Click on the picture to watch Dr. Rodriguez's interview.

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