Robotic hysterectomy surgery raising doubts

February 20, 2013 1:46:27 PM PST
Robotic surgery for hysterectomy has become very popular over the last several years, but there is doubt being raised that this cutting-edge technology is any better for patients than less high tech methods.

Researchers compared laparoscopy, which involves using small opening and special tools to remove the uterus, and robotic hysterectomy, where a surgical robot is attached to the tools.

Both are similar operations.