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Many of our expert physicians and leading-edge procedures at Ohio State's Center for Advanced Robotic Surgery have been featured in the media. Browse through current news or read about specific surgeons by searching their last names.

Ohio State Uses Robotics For Partial Knee Replacement
5/4/2011
COLUMBUS, Ohio – A new, minimally invasive surgical technique for adults living with osteoarthritis in their knees is resulting in more rapid recovery, shorter hospital stays and a more natural feeling.Watch Watch

Robotic Prostatectomy Safe for Patients With Glaucoma
Medscape News
6/2/11
A policy of routinely denying robot-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP) to prostate cancer patients if they have a history of glaucoma or ocular hypertension may be unnecessary, according to new data released here at the American Urological Association (AUA) 2011 Annual Scientific Meeting.

Procedures Faster, Outcomes Equal With Da Vinci S Robot
Medscape News
Reuters Health Information
4/20/11
Using the second-generation version of the da Vinci robot may shorten the time needed to perform robot-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy (RALP) compared to the older version of the machine, according to a new report.

The James Performs First Robotic Thyroidectomy In Central Ohio
6/30/2010
COLUMBUS, Ohio – With just a small incision in the patient’s armpit, cancer surgeon Dr. Enver Ozer performs robotic-assisted surgery to remove a diseased thyroid without leaving a visible scar on the

Ohio State Pioneers Single-Incision Robotic Kidney Surgery
EmaxHealth
7/24/09
With just a single two-inch incision in the patient's abdomen, urologic surgeon Dr. Ronney Abaza is able to perform a robotic-assisted surgery to remove a cancerous kidney. Only a handful of medical centers nationwide perform such minimally invasive single-port robotic-assisted surgeries, and Abaza, who treats patients at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute, is the first in central Ohio to perform the procedures.

Robotic, Laparoscopic Surgery Compared in Uterine Cancer
Ohio News Network
4/15/09
During a taped, in-studio interview, Dr. David Cohn discussed new research from Ohio State University's Comprehensive Cancer – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute finding patients with endometrial cancer who have minimally invasive robotic-assisted hysterectomies tend to have quicker surgeries and shorter hospital stays compared to patients who have similar laparoscopic surgical procedures.

OSU Cancer Researcher: Robotic Surgery Better for Some Women
WTVN-AM
4/6/09
A cancer researcher at Ohio State says heavier woman who need surgery for uterine cancer will likely do better with robotic surgery. Dr. Jeffrey Fowler says when robots are used to perform hysterectomies, women tend to lose two and a half times less blood, they were six times less likely to need transfusions and their hospital stay was cut in half. On average, 100 women a day are diagnosed with uterine cancer.

Techniques for Laparoscopic and Robotic Localization of Intraluminal Ureteral Pathology
Urology
3/09

Med Center Compares Laparoscopic, Robotic Surgery in Uterine Cancer
The Lantern
2/6/09
Patients with endometrial cancer who have minimally invasive robotic-assisted hysterectomies tend to have quicker surgeries and shorter hospital stays compared with patients who have similar laparoscopic surgical procedures, according to new research from The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer - James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute.

Robotic, Laparoscopic Surgery Compared In Uterine Cancer
2/5/2009
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Patients with endometrial cancer who have minimally invasive robotic-assisted hysterectomies tend to have quicker surgeries and shorter hospital stays compared with patients who have
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Automation Becoming Part of Everyday Business Life
Business First
10/31/08
The use of industrial robots in American manufacturing has been a reality for years. And while the trend has helped companies become more competitive and improved the bottom line, it has come at a cost for workers.

Expansion Of Urology Team Marks New Era At The James
7/31/2008
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Three surgical oncology specialists in urology have joined the James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute at The Ohio State University. Their diverse and innovative surgical...

OSU James Uses Robotics to Treat Uterine, Cervical Cancer
9/8/2006
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Two surgeons at the Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute at The Ohio State University are among the first nationwide to be certified to perform min...
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Robots Ease Surgery for Bladder Cancer
10/27/2005
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Physicians at The Ohio State University’s Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute are turning to an unlikely source for help in the delicate processes...
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