Life-saving robots on the rise

Computer-assisted surgery is steadily making inroads across the world, improving patient care and recovery as well as enabling hospitals to better control costs.

Robots would make ideal surgeons, says physician and researcher Catherine Mohr. They never tire and are always as precise as possible when it comes to performing complex procedures in the fields of urology, gynecology or oncology. And with surgical robots, humans are always in control, sitting at a console to guide the machine