October 1, 2008

Scrub robot transfers to CS department

By: OR Manager

Penelope the robot may be able to assemble and take apart trays. Penelope, the first surgical robot able to hand instruments and assist at surgery is transferring to another department—central sterile reprocessing— and her name will be Penelope CS. Penelope, named for Ulysses's wife in the mythic Odyssey by Homer, was invented by Michael R. Treat, MD, associate professor of clinical surgery in the College of Physicians and Surgeons of…

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