What is Survery?
- 10k years ago Trepanation was being performed. Dawn of Surgery
- Bronze Age – New tools showing up
- Barber Surgeon – Traveled from village to village and town to town to perform. Agony of Patient a spectica.
- Anesthesia – 1847 ushered in a whole new era. Freedom to operate. Go deeper.
- Aseptic Technic – As important to wash before as afterwards.
- Anything was possible – Saving lives but not quality of life
- Laproscopic Surgery through small inccisions. Change the landscape
- da Vinci Robot – Put a wrist on the laproscopic surgery – Introduced in 1999
- Barriers to da Vinci Robot – Cost, Capital, More and More Ports on the Body for complex surgeries
- Solution – Send a tube in through one port on your body and send in the robot
- New Robot – Off the centerline with camera, components, hands etc through one incision
- New Markers – Find Cancer, Double check the connection. Light Up Tumors, Find boundries
- Flexible Microscopic Probes
- Intuitive Surgery – Builds the da Vinci. FDA decides the date on the new one.