Robot Gives Surgeon Four Arms (Video)

Most of my surgeries are done laparoscopically. That means that instead of making a long painful incision, I can take out a colon using tiny incisions that are hard to see and cause less pain after surgery. I get to try the newest innovations in the field of laparoscopy. This includes a robot that transforms … Read More

Robot-Assisted Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery

A Cleveland Clinic surgeon was the first to perform a robot-assisted coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG). Johannes Bonatti, MD, chairman of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, performed the surgery in Cleveland on Oct. 2, 2012. Instead of opening up the chest, the surgery was done through a closed chest with robotic … Read More