Canada hails first robot surgery

Doctors hope the method will help save money and lives along with speeding up recovery.

    Doctors in Canada are hailing the country's first operation to remove tumours using a robot, a method they hope will help save money and lives.

    Experts claim the robot's remotely operated surgical arms require smaller incisions and speed up recovery times. 

    Daniel Lak reports from Toronto. [This report contains some graphic images.]

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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