Robot widely used for prostate cancer and heart bypass surgery is investigated over safety concerns

Hi-tech robot used for cancer and heart bypass surgery is investigated over safety concerns after 'hitting patient in the face' The da Vinci robot is increasingly used by surgeons due to its accuracy Also credited with fewer side-effects and a quicker recovery time But is now being investigated by the U.S.

Robot helps surgeons treat mouth cancer in just one hour

Robot arm helps surgeons treat mouth cancer in just one hour – and with no scars | UPDATED: 21:46 GMT, 9 June 2012 No pain: Stephan Spiriak was home within a week of having the operation Pioneering robotic surgery is allowing doctors to remove cancer in the mouth without leaving a scar.

Robot to remove cancer father"s prostate in world-first surgery

Robot to remove cancer father's prostate in world-first surgery | UPDATED: 12:30 GMT, 23 March 2012 Stuart Ellis, who has been diagnosed with prostate cancer, says he feels privileged to be the first to undergo the robotic surgery A father-of-two is having pioneering Japanese ‘robot’ surgery in a bid to cure his prostate cancer.

Tek Robotic Mobilisation Device: The next generation wheelchair that lets users stand up whenever they want

'I feel free': The next generation wheelchair that lets users stand up whenever they want The Tek device is manoeuvred using a remote control | UPDATED: 11:49 GMT, 21 March 2012 A robotic device that allows people to stand up is being hailed as a potential breakthrough for the disabled.