When Russ Robinson saw a TV show on robotic-assisted surgery, he never dreamed he’d be a candidate himself one day.
Robotic Assisted Surgery Stories
When it comes to surgery, physicians work with their patients to develop the most appropriate treatment plan to help get them back on their feet as fast as possible.
When traveling, graphic design consultant Sandy Balthaser was frequently on deadline, so downtime wasn’t an option. Then she was burdened with a hiatal hernia, and with it the stomach-churning gastrointestinal esophageal reflux disease (GERD).
Atif Iqbal, MD, FACS, FASMBS, medical director of the MemorialCare Digestive Care Center at Orange Coast Medical Center, explains how to guard against this digestive disorder.
As Clyde Cicotte rested comfortably on his back, a robotic arm moved slowly around him, delivering high-dose beams of radiation to a small, cancerous tumor in his prostate.