“How do you go about setting up a surgical robotics programme?” It’s a question I thought about a lot just a year or so ago, and now it’s one of the questions I’m asked the… Read More »I set up a robotics programme and you can too
CMR Surgical (CMR) – the British medical robotics company – and West Hertfordshire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (WHTH) announce that WHTH will be the first in the UK to simultaneously install two Versius® Surgical Robotic Systems. WHTH plans to operate using Versius across multiple specialities, including colorectal, gynaecology, urology, and upper gastrointestinal surgery.… Read More »The West Hertfordshire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust invests in two surgical robotic systems
The word ‘anaesthesia’ means ‘without sensation’. General anaesthesia is a combination of medicines that are administered using injections through veins or inhaled gasses, that puts you in a controlled state of unconsciousness so that you cannot… Read More »How safe is general anaesthesia?
Robotic surgery has traditionally been restricted due to the historic costs of robotic procedures, and logistical constraints such as size of operating theatres required. Next generation robotic systems have now been produced which seek to… Read More »The future of robotic surgery
Raising awareness about colorectal cancer is crucial, because in the United Kingdom colorectal cancer is the fourth most common cause of cancer and the second commonest cause of cancer related death. According to Cancer Research… Read More »Early detection of colorectal cancer