Surgeons’ realizations of RoboDoc

Joanne Pransky (Associate Editor of Industrial Robot, Sankyo Robotics, 1001‐D Broken Sound Parkway NW, Boca Raton, Florida 33487, USA. Tel: +1 561 998 9775; Fax: +1 561 998 9778; E‐mail:

Industrial Robot

ISSN: 0143-991x

Publication date: 1 April 1998


Describes interviews with the two surgeons that have performed the most surgeries worldwide using the RoboDoc system, an integrated system that combines computer‐based medical imaging and surgical robotics systems. For both doctors, the RobDoc system has exceeded their initial expectations. The article also describes the benefits of the RobDoc system as compared to the manual method of cementless implantation.



Pransky, J. (1998), "Surgeons’ realizations of RoboDoc", Industrial Robot, Vol. 25 No. 2, pp. 105-108.

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