The world’s first on-demand robotics program performing surgery every day

July 1, 2022

Saintonge Hospital is the first institution worldwide to introduce on-demand robotics with Dexter® in routine daily use.

Saintonge Hospital surgical team. Dr Emeriau, Dr Robin, Dr Thillou, Dr Mignot, Dr Forgues, Dr Hugues

Dr. Damien Emeriau and Dr. Guillaume Hugues from the urology department of Saintonge Hospital welcomed the Sud-Ouest newspaper into their OR, to explain how on-demand robotics with Dexter has changed their daily practice.

Dr. Emeriau comments on the superior precision provided by the dexterity of the robotic system and highlights the benefits of operating with fully articulated instruments.

Since April, 7 surgeons and 14 nurses have completed the Dexter Academy program and are making an impact for patients in urology, gynecology, and general surgery at Saintonge Hospital.

Find out more – Sud-Ouest article (FR)

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