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Who is responsible for the safe introduction of new surgical technology? An important legal precedent from the da Vinci Surgical System Trials.

Pradarelli JC, Thornton JP, Dimick JB. Who Is Responsible for the Safe Introduction of New Surgical Technology?: An Important Legal Precedent From the da Vinci Surgical System Trials. JAMA Surg. 2017;152(8):717-718. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.0841.

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May 10, 2017
Pradarelli JC, Thornton JP, Dimick JB. JAMA Surg. 2017;152:717-718.

This commentary explores the responsibility of organizations, device manufacturers, and clinicians for ensuring surgeon technical expertise in the use of robotic surgical equipment. The authors describe how hospitals and individual practitioners can enhance their capabilities with new technology to ensure safe patient care.

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Pradarelli JC, Thornton JP, Dimick JB. Who Is Responsible for the Safe Introduction of New Surgical Technology?: An Important Legal Precedent From the da Vinci Surgical System Trials. JAMA Surg. 2017;152(8):717-718. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.0841.