INTUITIVE SURGICAL CHOOSES KINDHEART FOR ROBOTIC LOBECTOMIES

SAN DIEGO (January 2015) -  Intuitive Surgical has contracted with KindHeart to provide the KindHeart Robotic Surgery Simulator (RSS) to demonstrate robotic surgery at the 2015 Society of Thoracic Surgeons 51st Annual Meeting in San Diego from January 24-28. Three cardiothoracic surgeons will perform separate robotic surgeries on the KindHeart Robotic Surgery Simulator (RSS) in the Intuitive Booth at the STS Conference throughout the day on Monday, January 26th. KindHeart Robotic Surgery Simulators (RSS) and KindHeart Thoracic Surgery Simulators (TSS) provide real tissue, fully simulated thoracic surgery with theater blood in the arteries and veins, a beating heart, and patients positioned for either open or VATS (Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery) procedures. 

Mandy Cantrell