Chinese University demonstrated the da Vinci surgical system at Prince of Wales Hospital after its successful clinical trial. Photo: Nora Tam
Chinese University demonstrated the da Vinci surgical system at Prince of Wales Hospital after its successful clinical trial. Photo: Nora Tam

Hong Kong’s Chinese University successfully completes clinical trials of ‘single-port’ robotic arm for surgery – and patients find system a cut above as well

  • Single arm carrying just three instruments and a high-definition 3D camera enters body through one site, requiring much smaller incision
  • University’s one-year feasibility and safety trial involved 63 patients undergoing head and neck, urology or colorectal surgery

Chinese University demonstrated the da Vinci surgical system at Prince of Wales Hospital after its successful clinical trial. Photo: Nora Tam
Chinese University demonstrated the da Vinci surgical system at Prince of Wales Hospital after its successful clinical trial. Photo: Nora Tam
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