Da Vinci surgery -- next generation

The latest version of the da Vinci Xi robot has 360 degree control that allows for nuanced control while performing minimally invasive surgeries such as those on the gallbladder.

Dr. Brent Ellmers positions himself behind a console, wrapping his fingers around the controls and focuses on the screen before him that projects an image of the patient he will perform surgery on across the room.

That's right, across the room from him.

Through modern technology, the da Vinci robot features instruments...

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