November 10, 2009 at 18:53 PM EST
Robotic Da Vinci Steadies The Surgeon's Hand, Improves Outcomes
Japan, the world's second-largest economy, took one step closer this fall to green-lighting the sale of surgical robots, satisfying its craving for medical devices. The news bodes well for Intuitive Surgical (ISRG), which had a disappointing quarter overseas. The company has a lock on the robotic surgery market with its flagship da Vinci system. The Food and Drug Administration approved da Vinci in 2000 for eight types of surgeries, including
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