Journal of Robotic Surgery

, Volume 13, Issue 6, pp 787–788 | Cite as

Cutting the optical leash: rethinking the “robot” in robotic surgery

  • John F. LazarEmail author
Letter to the Editor


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Paid consultant for Intuitive and Auris.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Georgetown University School of MedicineWashingtonUSA
  2. 2.MedStar Washington Hospital CenterWashingtonUSA

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