Intuitive Surgical: by the Numbers

Intuitive has released a nice new video over the achievements of the da Vinci Surgical System over the past 21 years. Quite impressive:
  • 3,000,000 da Vinci patients (and counting)
  • Over 33,000 surgeons trained
  • Over 10,000 peer-reviewed publications on da Vinci robotic assisted surgery
  • 3,660 da Vinci systems in hospitals on 6 continents and 64 countries
  • 3,345 employees around the world
  • 2,250 patents with 1,550 more pending
  • Used by 100% of the top ranked U.S. hospitals in Cancer, Urology, Gynecology and Gastroenterology
  • Every 60 seconds a surgeon starts a da Vinci procedure
  • 21 years of continuous innovation
  • 4 da Vinci platforms
Watch the video here:


Rugile Rarelyte said…
Numbers are amazing! Sometimes is hard to believe that medicine is running so quickly. It seems that medical equipment we used 10 years ago is just a history now. It's very important to keep up with innovations!

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