The Robotics Controversy: Tools Cannot Replace Skill

The Robotics Controversy: Tools Cannot Replace Skill

The two most important aspects of choosing a GYN surgeon for any patient should be expertise and skill. A surgical instrument like the robot cannot improve lack of surgical training. Robotic procedures performed by a lesser skilled surgeon can create many problems, including increased blood loss, complications resulting from injury and longer recovery. Learn why ACOG president, James T. Breeden, does not support Robotics.

The two most important aspects of choosing a GYN surgeon for any patient should be expertise and skill. A surgical instrument like the robot cannot improve lack of surgical training. Robotic procedures performed by a lesser skilled surgeon can create many problems, including increased blood loss, complications resulting from injury and longer recovery.

Learn why ACOG president, James T. Breeden, does not support Robotics.

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