High tech or high risk? An analysis of media reports about robotic surgery

@article{Ficko2017HighTO,
  title={High tech or high risk? An analysis of media reports about robotic surgery},
  author={Zita Ficko and Kevin Koo and Elias S. Hyams},
  journal={Journal of Robotic Surgery},
  year={2017},
  volume={11},
  pages={211-216}
}
Robotic surgery continues to increase in popularity and prevalence. The adoption of robotic technology has generated controversy and frequent media coverage. We evaluate recent reports of surgical robotics in the lay press to characterize its objectivity. LexisNexis and Factiva consumer news databases were queried for articles pertaining to robotic surgery published during 2010–2015 in the three highest circulation national (US) newspapers as well as New England regional newspapers. Two… CONTINUE READING
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