Intuitive Surgical

Monday 28th July 2014

Intuitive Surgical

The surgical capacity of robots is impressive, to say the least, witness the instruments carried by the « Da Vinci », a flagship robot produced by the US company Intuitive Surgical (ISRG).

Growth observed in the surgical robot market is noteworthy. According to a survey conducted by the Wall Street Journal, under the title “The Pros and Cons of Robotic Surgery, some 1000 surgical operations were performed worldwide in 2000 with assistance of robots. The figure for 2011 was 360,000 and 450,000 for 2102. For the consultants Wintergreen Research, these machines already generate a worldwide turnover of 3.2 billion $US, a figure that should rise to 19.96 billion $US by 2019 – Paris Tech Review

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