Remote robotic heart operation – world first

Date:9 May 2010 Tags:

The world’s first remote heart operation has been conducted using a robotic arm, the Catheter Robotics Remote Catheter Manipulation System .

Dr André Ng, Senior Lecturer in Cardiovascular Sciences at the University of Leicester and Consultant Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist, Glenfield Hospital, University Hospitals of Leicester, is the first person in the world to carry out the operation remotely on patients using this system. Check it out…

Video credit: SWNS.com

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* News story: World first remote heart operation carried out using robotic arm

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