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ROBOT MAKES MICROSURGERY MORE EXACT

April 11, 2006
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This high-tech medical robot is also a movie star. Intuitive Surgical's da Vinci Surgical System -- a four-armed machine that holds a camera-tipped probe and surgical instruments -- has been a hit with doctors and even made a cameo appearance in the 2002 James Bond flick "Die Another Day." San Jose Mercury News (http://www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/business/14307360.htm)