The benefits and disadvantages of da Vinci surgical system, which is used in performing robotic surgery, has not been fully disclosed by its manufacturer, Intuitive Surgical. Because of this, investors, surgeons, and patients alike have been looking for information about this controversial surgical device. In fact, the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) has been examining closely at the benefits and disadvantage associated with robotic surgery, says an article.
In the article, it mentioned that doctors have different opinion on robotic surgery. However, WSJ advised patients to ask the surgeon to the alternative procedures, including typical postoperative scenarios and why the suggested approach is the best option in your particular case.