Robotic Surgery Proving Successful

It might seem like something from a science fiction movie, but robotic surgery is proving to be a lifesaver for women undergoing gynecological procedures.

While the operating theatre is the same as normal, the big difference is that the doctor controls a robot to perform the surgery.

Associate Professor Martin Oehler from the Robinson Institute is one doctor singing the praises for the machines.

“The robot allows me to operate more precisely than I could with my hands, it allows me to do surgery in a 3D field,” he said.

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