Robot Surgeons Worse By Pretty Much Every Metric

by Larry Emmott on November 20, 2017

in Future Tech,Theraputics

Researchers at Stanford University took a look at data from 416 hospitals between 2003 and 2015, which should have given them a decent enough sample size to get a good idea of what was going on. What they found was that by just about every metric you want to use, the robot-assisted surgeries just aren’t as good as a surgeon operating alone.

Source: Robot Surgeons Worse By Pretty Much Every Metric

This is the only article I have read recently that finds robo docs to be worse than human docs. Nevertheless the article predicts continual improvement such that robots will in fact surpass humans in the future.

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