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A World First in Minimally Invasive Robotic Surgery Promises a More Cost-Effective, Patiently Friendly Future
Date:2/2/2009

operating room personnel with very special skills for a successful surgical outcome. Generally one surgeon performs the surgery from a remote console, and one assists at the patient bedside to assist the robot which contains the camera or endoscope and working arms. "What is significant about today's surgery," explains Dr. Rosenfield, "is that new robotic equipment eliminated the need for a second surgeon and allowed me to perform a complex surgery relying only on myself. The surgery was completed in 2 hours and I was able to remove a large uterus with 4 tiny incisions. The patient was home with no restrictions 3 hours after surgery. She can return to work in just a few days."

"My hope is the innovation and portability offered by ViKy will lead to more widespread adoption of minimally invasive techniques. This is the first robotic system priced within the reach of less affluent rural hospitals and many outpatient surgery centers," said Dr. Rosenfield. "Patients want less invasive techniques. Recovery is faster, and many operations can be performed in an outpatient setting where there are lower infection rates, less cost and no need of a hospital stay. In a time of escalating healthcare costs, we should all be concerned with maximizing efficiency while improving patient care."

About Dr. Richard Rosenfield
Dr. Richard Rosenfield is the founder and Medical Director of Pearl Women's Center in Portland, Oregon. He is a board certified gynecologist and a pioneer in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery. He has taught his techniques to other surgeons in the US and abroad. Dr. Rosenfield's passion for teaching and education has most recently led him to develop an online community and surgical video archive for surgeons,

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