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Tennessee Woman Files Da Vinci Hysterectomy Lawsuit

A Rutherford County Tennessee woman has filed suit against Intuitive Surgical, Inc., arguing she suffered severe and permanent personal injuries during a robot-assisted hysterectomy, in which her surgeon used the DaVinci surgery system.  On July 16, 2013, plaintiff Melissa Pearson underwent a daVinci hysterectomy believing... Read More

Da Vinci Robot Recall Affects Over 1,300 Devices

A da Vinci robot recall was announced on Tuesday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, after the manufacturer, Intuitive Surgical,  issued a “voluntary product correction” for da Vinci Patient Side Manipulators (PSMs). Intuitive Surgical warned the mechanical arms on some of its da Vinci robots could stall... Read More