MEDIA ALERT: Prisma Health offering students opportunity to simulate daVinci robotic surgery and meet surgeons

Posted on 5/29/2019

EVENT:
Prisma Health is offering students an exciting opportunity to ‘test drive’ the latest da Vinci Xi surgery robot. Students will compete on the da Vinci simulator and get the chance to ask questions of physicians who perform surgery with the robot.

WHEN:
Thursday, May, 30

TIME:

8 a.m.–3 p.m.

  • 8–10 a.m., Heyward Career and Technology Center
  • 10 a.m.–noon, White Knoll High School
  • 1–3 p.m., Ridge View High School 

WHERE:
Columbia Marriott
1200 Hampton St.
Columbia, SC 29201

FACTS:
The da Vinci surgical system gives surgeons an advanced set of instruments to use in performing robotic-assisted minimally invasive surgery. It translates a surgeon’s hand movements at the console in real time, bending and rotating the instruments while performing the procedure.

 

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