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Robot Surgeon

In 1985 the first robot-assisted medical surgery took place in Vancouver. It’s become a standard feature of operating theatres worldwide. The original gadget was named Arthrobot.

In 1985 the first robot-assisted medical surgery took place in Vancouver, Canada. It’s now become a standard feature of operating theatres worldwide. The original gadget was named Arthrobot. A key member of the original project team Geof Auchinleck tells his story to Kurt Brookes. A Made in Manchester production.

Photo: Arthrobot in action (Credit: Geof Auchinleck)

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