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doctors using the da Vinci system
Robotic Surgery
USF is one of two centers nationwide to use a high-tech robotic-assisted system to train doctors and surgical students on the latest minimally-invasive surgical procedures. This week's University Beat on WUSF-TV takes you to the unveiling of the da Vinci Surgical System and shows you how it's improving both physicians' skill and patient care.

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Robotic Surgery

As USF Health debuts its new four million dollar da Vinci Center for Computer Assisted Surgery, this week's University Beat on WUSF-FM shows you the human side of high-tech surgery as we introduce you to a patient whose remarkable recovery may one day be the rule and not the exception.

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Radio - During "Morning Edition" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday after the 6:30 AM and 8:30 AM newscasts | During "All Things Considered" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday at 5:44 PM | After "Florida Matters" on WSMR 89.1 Monday at 10:30 PM
Television
- Tuesdays at 11:55 AM and 8:55 PM, and various times throughout the rest of the week

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Tampa Mayor Pam Iorio & Hillsborough County Commissioner Mark Sharpe talk about how the da Vinci Center and USF will help the Tampa Bay area.


Dr. Cheryl Jordan talks about the recovery process that followed her da Vinci-assisted hysterectomy.

 

Dr. Alexander Rosemurgy, USF Health's Assoc. Dean of Medical Simulation & Academic Enrichment, says while the da Vinci system offers surgeons a great deal of control, it's only the latest step in the evolution of robot-assisted surgery.


Dr. Stephen Klasko, CEO of USF Health and Dean of the College of Medicine, speaks at the former opening of the da Vinci Center for Computer Assisted Surgery.

 

For more information

Nikki LeClair, BS CME Coordinator, USF Health Continuing Professional Development
E-mail: nleclair@health.usf.edu or 813-974-2728

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