August 12, 2009

YouTube Video on Robotic Thyroidectomy Which Eliminates Neck Incisions

Surgeons in Texas have uploaded a YouTube video showing a thyroidectomy being performed by a robot under surgeon guidance without making any incision on the neck. The robot is utilizes the DaVinci system.

Check it out here!

Non-robotic thyroid surgery can be seen in this video here which does use a neck incision.

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