Chow Tai Fook Charity Foundation Donates Robotic Arm Surgery Room Benefiting Over 600 Patients
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With the support from the Foundation, the Hospital Authority introduced Asia’s first duo-console, fourth-generation “da Vinci Robotic System” at Queen Mary Hospital. The advanced robotic arm enables doctors to perform more delicate excisions and sutures from wider angles. As the system only requires a small incision, the healing time is much shorter than conventional surgeries and the success rate is much higher. Over 600 patients were benefited so far.
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