April 29, 2011      

Since March, Tamer A. Ghanem, M.D., Ph.D., has performed nearly two dozen surgeries using the da Vinci Surgical System. Many of those procedures resulted from the fact that Detroit’s Henry Ford Hospital, where Dr. Ghanem is a resident surgeon, is among a small number of medical facilities pioneering the device’s use for so-called TransOral Robotic Surgery (TORS), a tumor removal procedure approved by the Food and Drug Administration in January 2010.

As Ghanem describes it, “T...

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