, or remote robotic surgery, is a procedure using surgical robots, with the surgeon operating at a location different from their patient.
Computer Motion with AESOP developed the similar telesurgery
system ZEUS firstly used to operate fallopian tube in Cleveland in 1997.
By combining power, robotics, and pioneering communication technology, telesurgery
not only would extend health services to remote rural areas in the United States, but even to other countries where quality medical care is hard to come by.
On January 15, 2010, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit tackled the question of liability within the world of telesurgery
It contains technologic convenience such as remote telesurgery
, and easiness of teaching endoscopic surgery.
currently carries greater risk than standard surgery and requires specific technical, clinical and operational guidelines.
Its application to diverse medical specialties has given rise to the continuous development of teleradiology, telepsychiatry, telecardiology, telepathology, teleobstetrics and telesurgery
, among the most important (4).
Abu Dhabi: The first telesurgery
in the capital city was performed on a 14-year-old Emirati girl in front of a team of surgeons during the fourth Abu Dhabi Annual International Surgery Conference, Gulf News learnt.
So about five years ago, when Palsbo spotted a device for telesurgery
at a medical conference, she thought it could be adapted to help people improve, or regain, their ability to write.
Robotic assisted surgery has also paved a pathway to telesurgery
Finally, the device as designed is intended for manual use, but its potential applications to robotic telesurgery
Case studies are presented on outsourcing in the healthcare industry, offshoring entertainment and media to India, and outsourcing of medical surgery and the evolution of telesurgery