3,697 da Vinci Adverse-Events Reported – Doubling Reported Events in 2012

According to the FDA, Intuitive Surgical’s da Vinci Robot system has received 3,697 adverse reports through November 3, 2013.  This number is more than double of the number of adverse events Intuitive Surgical received last year at this time.  Last year, the da Vinci robot only received 1,595 complaints through the FDA. Click here to [...]

November 13th, 2013|Da Vinci Robot Surgery, Drug and Medical Device Litigation|0 Comments

Studies Show Increased Risk with da Vinci Robot Procedures

In a study published in the prestigious Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Green Journal) covering 804,551 benign hysterectomies in the United States in 2009 and 2010, patients undergoing surgeries using robots (including da Vinci robot) were more likely to have pneumonia post surgery, had the same complication rate as no robotic surgery, and paid $2500 [...]

September 11th, 2013|Da Vinci Robot Surgery|0 Comments