Malfunction of da Vinci Robotic System-Disassembled Surgeon's Console Hand Piece: Case Report and Review of the Literature

Won Sik Ham, Sung Yul Park, Ho Song Yu, Youngdeuk Choi, Sung Joon Hong, KoonHo Rha

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Recently, increasing numbers of robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy have been performed at many centers. Although uncommon, malfunction of the da Vinci Surgical system represents a new and unique problem in urologic surgery. In this study, we report a rare case of a disassembled surgeon's console hand piece because of a loose screw during robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)209.e7-209.e8
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2009 Jan 1


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Urology

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