Bradford's robotic surgeon

Surgeons in our region have become some of the first to carry out robotic operations.

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Bradford's robotic surgery will save lives

Doctors say revolutionary surgery will save lives and money in an increasingly cash-strapped health service.

Bradford Royal Infirmary has become the first hospital outside London to use robotic surgery to perform a complicated bladder and prostate operation

Thousands of cancer patients across our region will benefit from the new technique. David Hirst's report contains some graphic images of surgery.

Patient puts himself in hands of Bradford's robotic surgeon

Surgeons in our region have become some of the first to carry out robotic operations - and patients in Bradford are putting themselves in the hands of the new £2 million surgical masterpiece.

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has become only the second centre in the region to buy the revolutionary Da Vinci robot to perform critical operations on its patients.

The Da Vinci robot surgeon has removed Mike Watson's prostate, reducing his recovery time by half. He's been speaking to our reporter, Adam Fowler.

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