Unusual Robotic Surgical Skills

January 6, 2012 § 2 Comments

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YGMdMCFgK8U&hd=1]

In a series of videos, surgeons at the Swedish Medical Center in Seattle present their skills with the DaVinci surgical robot in novel ways, including folding a paper plane, lacing an American football and painting fingernails.

A very creative way to communicate the precision of robotic surgery to the public. You can find all the videos here.

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§ 2 Responses to Unusual Robotic Surgical Skills

  • robertpeinert says:

    I love the various – un-medical related – things they are doing with the DaVinci. While many say it may be pointless, I think it shows off the high capabilities of the robot, as well as the many possibilities for future uses.

    But, will it blend…

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