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No. 67: Intuitive Surgical

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No. 67 Intuitive Surgical

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Surgical robots and sensors remain a hot medtech area, as evidenced in the premium investors appear to place in one of the leading companies in the area, Intuitive Surgical. The company's da Vinci robots enable surgeons to perform complex procedures on a routine basis, all through tiny openings. The da Vinci System includes such innovations as an ergonomically designed console for the surgeon to sit while operating, a patient-side cart to position the patient, robotic arms that are interactive, a vision system that is 3-D HD, and proprietary EndoWrist instruments that translate the surgeon's hand movements into precise movements inside the body..

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[Da Vinci system images courtesy of Intuitive Surgical]

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