World’s first robot-assisted brain aneurysm surgery performed in Toronto

TORONTO –  A team of Toronto doctors has completed the world’s first brain aneurysm surgery using robotics, leading to hope of better treatment for aneurysm and stroke patients, especially in areas where specialized surgical expertise isn’t available. Neuroradiologist Dr. Vitor Pereira, who controlled the robot from a console inside the operating room during the Nov. …

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