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Robotic-assisted surgeries benefit patients

Galveston County Daily News, July 31, 2012

Dr. Courtney Townsend, UTMB chairman of the department of surgery, writes that one of the most remarkable developments to benefit patients has been the increasing use and sophistication of minimally invasive surgery using robotic systems. Minimally invasive surgery is changing the way doctors and patients think about surgery and results in better outcomes, less pain, quicker recovery times and less scarring.


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