FARMINGTON, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BroadcastMed, Inc. and Intuitive Surgical in Sunnyvale, CA, present a live da Vinci hernia repair surgery starting at 2:00 p.m. ET on September 11 from Baptist Health's Center for Robotic Surgery at South Miami Hospital.
General surgeons will join Anthony Gonzalez MD, FACS for a day in the OR at “daVinciHerniaRepair.ORLive.com”. The live surgical schedule will feature the following:
- 2:00 p.m. ET - da Vinci Inguinal Hernia Repair featuring a fully sutured TAPP technique;
- 3:30 p.m. ET - “The Emerging Role of da Vinci for Hernia Repair” presentation and Q&A session with Dr. Gonzalez;
- 4:30 p.m. ET - da Vinci Ventral Hernia Repair featuring closure of the primary defect, in addition to suturing the mesh in place;
Dr. Gonzalez is Chief of Surgery, Baptist Hospital of Miami and Medical Director, Baptist Hospital, a leader in da Vinci General Surgery. He has performed more than 1,100 da Vinci procedures and published several papers about da Vinci Surgery.
About Intuitive Surgical
The idea of surgical robotics was little more than a curiosity until 1999, the year Intuitive Surgical introduced the da Vinci® Surgical System. Today, Intuitive Surgical is the global leader in the rapidly emerging field of robotic-assisted minimally invasive surgery.
With its corporate headquarters located in Sunnyvale, California, Intuitive Surgical serves customers throughout the United States and internationally, providing technology and procedural innovation across cardiac, thoracic, urology, gynecologic, colorectal, pediatric and general surgical disciplines. See more at: http://www.intuitivesurgical.com/company/#sthash.3Ud4KN5W.dpuf.
About BroadcastMed, Inc.
BroadcastMed, Inc. is a digital medical broadcasting company. We help the world’s leading hospitals, medical device and medical education companies create and distribute trusted educational content to physicians, allied healthcare professionals and patients. Our clients rely on us to deliver measurable results by expanding their reach through the BroadcastMed Network. The Network includes affiliated broadcast channels feature educational content from some of the world’s top hospitals and physician experts. Also among the BroadcastMed Network affiliates is ORLive.com, a leading digital destination for physicians. For more information visit http://about.broadcastmed.com.