World’s First Successful ViKY Robot-assisted Surgery For Pancreatic Tumors

Thursday, March 26, 2009 - 21:35 in Health & Medicine

Doctors performed the world's first successful minimally invasive distal pancreatectomy using the ViKY system's revolutionary robotic, compact laparoscope holder. The technology, developed in France and tested on thousands of patients in Europe, made its debut in a cancer setting in the United States at Fox Chase.

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