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Thursday: May 27, 2010

LIVELINES: WOMEN AND HEALTH CARE ISSUES

 When it comes to the latest technology more and more doctors are using robotic surgery for gynecological procedures.

Some doctors say the minimally invasive procedure allows for more precise movements, with less down time and a quicker recovery, but not all doctors agree.

Dr Kirk Brody was our guest. He said while there are some advantages, the disadvantages are it takes longer and costs more. He says patients should carefully discuss their options with their doctor. He also told us about a number of studies going on at his office including one for hot flashes.

KIRK BRODY

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