October 22, 2012
Surgeons have carried out the first ever robotic open-heart operations in Britain at the New Cross Hospital in Wolverhampton.
The Da Vinci robot is remotely controlled by surgeons who are given a view of the heart from cameras attached to its four arms.
Natalie Jones, of Stourbridge, 22, was the first patient to have the procedure to have a hole in her heart repaired.
This article was posted: Monday, October 22, 2012 at 11:26 am