UC Irvine Healthcare Targets Cancer with Robotic Surgery

January 2011
Orange County Business Journal;1/17/2011, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p18
The article offers information on the Robotic Oncology Center, which was established by the University of California (UC) Irvine Medical Center to offer robot-assisted surgeries in California. It notes that the first robot surgery in Orange County was performed at the center in 2002 and the first surgery to remove the thyroid gland was also performed in 2010. It says that the center's use of the da Vinci Surgical System is the backbone of its the ability to provide surgical excellence.


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