Sponsored content from MD News Updated 10:29 am, Monday, June 18, 2018 Photo: Copyright © 2013 Jason Roberts & Associates, Inc. All rights reserved. Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Susan A Crockett, MD - Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgeon Susan A Crockett, MD - Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgeon Photo: Copyright © 2013 Jason Roberts & Associates, Inc. All rights reserved. Narcotic-Free Women’s Surgery! 1 / 1 Back to Gallery That is the primary goal Susan Crockett, MD, had in mind when she left a very successful general OB-GYN practice four years ago to found Virtuosa Gyn — San Antonio’s first medical practice dedicated to making surgery easier for women. Now, after performing robotic surgery for almost nine years, Dr. Crockett has completed almost 900 … [Read more...] about Narcotic-Free Women’s Surgery!
Hysterectomy robotic surgery video
If you think your on-the-job training was tough, imagine what life is like for newbie surgeons. Under the supervision of a veteran doctor, known as an attending, trainees help operate on a real live human, who might have a spouse and kids—and, if something goes awry, a very angry lawyer. Now add to the mix the da Vinci robotic surgery system, which operators control from across the room, precisely guiding instruments from a specially-designed console. In traditional surgery, the resident gets hands-on action, holding back tissue, for instance. Robotic systems might have two control consoles, but attendings rarely grant residents simultaneous control. According to UC Santa Barbara’s Matt Beane—who recently published a less-than-rosy report on robot training for residents—he never once saw this happen. Beane judged the state of the field by collecting interviews with surgeons and observations of hundreds of traditional and robotic procedures. (Robots, by the way, … [Read more...] about Med Students Are Getting Terrible Training in Robotic Surgery