robotic telesurgery

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Noun1.robotic telesurgery - microsurgery in which the surgeon performs surgery by manipulating the hands of a robot
microsurgery - surgery using operating microscopes and miniaturized precision instruments to perform intricate procedures on very small structures
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Computer-enhanced robotic telesurgery minimizes esophageal perforation during Heller myotomy.
While the technology still falls short of supporting telesurgery for Soldiers fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Army Medical Command's Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center successfully conducted a robotic telesurgery over the Internet at a conference in April 2005.
-- Heller myotomy performed with robotic telesurgery for the treatment of achalasia appears to cause fewer esophageal perforations and an equivalent functional outcome, compared with the traditional laparoscopic technique, W.

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