Robotic surgical system unveiled

June 11, 2008 | 12:00 a.m. CDT
Columbia Regional Hospital unveiled its new da Vinci Surgical System Wednesday. The $1.3 million robotic system will help doctors conduct surgical procedures by providing a better range of motion and increased dexterity. Doctors say the system will be used for prostate, kidney and bladder surgery.

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