Rady Children’s Hospital Using Rosa Robot to Treat Young Patients

Published by , September 5, 2016 10:08 am

(CW6SanDiego)  Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego is among the few in the country using a robot created to help surgeons during complicated procedures is bringing new hope to young patients who suffer neurological disorders. Rosa is a robotized surgical assistant that is the most advanced of its kind. Thus far, it’s helped about twenty patients.
The Rosa Robot has a computer brain and a robotic arm. It allows surgeons to create a 3D map of a patient’s brain. Doctors are able to identify where seizures are coming from, they use images to mark the exact areas they need to reach and then plan the best routes to that destination.

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