Would You Consider All-Robotic Surgery?

Rather than having a pair of human hands performing delicate and intricate surgical procedures, what about robotic ones? In 2010, the first all-robotic surgery was performed in Montreal. Marty Makary, surgical director of the Johns Hopkins Multidisciplinary Pancreas Clinic, says that although there is a promising role for robotics in surgical care, “it’s not a technology we should adopt just because it’s cool.”

Would you undergo an all-robotic surgery or do you prefer a traditional surgeon-led one? Cast your vote and share your thoughts in today's poll.

Would you consider all-robotic surgery?

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Cathy August 3, 2015 at 10:28 am

I think Robotic surgery is great, but I would still want Doctors around - in case.

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C August 3, 2015 at 10:25 am

I would gladly choose the robot over a surgeon who might be sleep deprived, distracted, inexperienced or intoxicated. This point in moot, however, as I know there is still a surgeon controlling the robot.

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