Advantages And Disadvantages Of Robotic Surgery

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What impact has robotic surgery had on chirurgical procedures?
Surgery has a major role in medicine and has been carried out for many centuries. As time went on and more discoveries were made, surgery improved and developed alongside this. A variety of different engineers including biomedical engineers and surgeons have added their knowledge into medicine and surgery to develop robots that can carry out the operation themselves; therefore improving the quality of the procedure greatly.
When an animal or a human has either an injury, an abnormality or both, a treatment is carried out to aid the individual’s body and, ideally, these procedures are performed by a qualified surgeon however in the past this wasn’t a necessity; this is known as
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The disadvantages include the fact that the surgeon will have to be trained to use the machinery which increases the cost and the time used (time is very important in the medical field); in certain surgeries, more time will be needed when using a robot than when carrying it out manually, this is because the process can be more intricate (for example during a cardiac surgery) and so more care and focus will be needed from the surgeon including having to try to mimic a manual open surgery but with a robot instead can make it difficult; this increase in the time taken leads to a higher cost for the use of more anaesthesia which adds to the overall expenses; since ways to improve robotic surgery is still being researched and developed, this increases the cost of manufacturing and programming the robot itself since they are not used very frequently yet and lastly, there are quite a high number of medical individuals in the operating room and the system is very large therefore taking up quite a lot of space which can make it difficult for others to move around and aid the patient and the
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