Journal Article

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. JAMA surgery. 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.