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    WBAMC first in DoD to use robot for surgery [Image 3 of 10]

    WBAMC first in DoD to use robot for surgery

    EL PASO, TX, UNITED STATES

    04.26.2016

    Photo by Marcy Sanchez  

    William Beaumont Army Medical Center

    Medical personnel place sterilized covers on the arms of the daVinci Xi surgical system, a minimally-invasive robotic surgery system, at William Beaumont Army Medical Center, April 26. William Beaumont Army Medical Center performed the first robotic surgery in the Department of Defense using the surgical system, May 2. The surgeon-manipulated system allows for surgeons to operate with articulating instruments which bend and rotate far greater than the human wrist through an incision smaller than a centimeter.

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    Date Taken: 04.26.2016
    Date Posted: 05.04.2016 18:29
    Photo ID: 2569263
    VIRIN: 160426-A-EK666-511
    Resolution: 3812x2723
    Size: 2.22 MB
    Location: EL PASO, TX, US 

    Web Views: 80
    Downloads: 3

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