Emerging Robotic-assisted Surgery Systems
November 7, 2017 | Technology Forecasts
Note: The following ratings and comments reflect the opinions and consensus of an expert panel convened by ECRI Institute to review information on this topic.
Anticipated Utilization: 3 (Expected to be used by 40% to 60% of eligible patients)
Smaller facilities have been waiting for alternatives to the da Vinci® surgical system (Intuitive Surgical, Inc., Sunnyvale, CA, USA). As robotics are embedded into basic surgical education, new surgeons may demand access to the tools. Use will vary by specialty, with highest use in urology, gynecology, and general surgery.
Estimated Adoption Status: 3...