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Technology helps lessen recovery time, blood loss
Hands from the Da Vinci Systems robotic surgeons are being used at Northwest Medical Center. Above, you can see hands from the robotics moving rings from one area to another as they are operated by visitors during a special public event.
Tucson resident Barry Austin works the robotic surgeon with assistance from Ron Lopez, a surgical tech coordinator at Northwest Medical Center.
Surgical Tech Ron Lopez explains to Tucson resident Chan Vandernakker how the robotic surgeon is built. Vandernakker called the technology “impressive.”