The da Vinci Surgical System is a robotic surgery system marketed by Intuitive Surgical designed to facilitate complex, using a minimally invasive approach. The robotic system is controlled by a surgeon from a console designed to operate the da Vinci Surgical System. The system is used for gynecologic procedures, prostatectomies and it is gaining usage in cases in which the patient requires cardiac valve repair.
The da Vinci Surgical System has allegedly been tied with instances of life-threatening injuries. Several da Vinci Surgical Robot lawsuits, or general robotic surgery lawsuits, claim the device suffers from design flaws, while other lawsuits allege that doctors have not been properly trained to use the surgical system. Individuals who underwent surgeries using the da Vinci Robotic Surgical System may be able to file a da Vinci Robotic surgery lawsuit if they suffered complications including:
- Organ burns.
- Surgical burns.
- Perforations and burns to the intestines.
- Blood vessel punctures in or around the surgical site.
- Punctured or cut ureters.
- Vaginal cuff rupture at the surgery site.
- Severe bowel injuries.
- Excess bleeding at the surgical site.
- Death of the patient.
If either you or a loved one has been harmed by the da Vinci Robot during a robotic surgical procedure, it is in your best interest to seek immediate legal advice from an attorney who handles Tampa personal injury cases. The team at the office of Frank Charles Miranda, P.A. is a Tampa law firm dedicated to providing Tampa residents with sound legal advice and representation in Tampa personal injury cases. The office of Frank Charles Miranda, P.A. reviews the merits of your case, determining if you have a credible claim that a defective medical device was the cause of severe medical injuries. These cases can include, but are not limited to, the da Vinci Surgical System. If you are interested in learning more, we suggest that you contact the office of Frank Charles Miranda, P.A. for an evaluation of your case today.