da Vinci Robotic Surgery Adverse Event Reports from the FDA
According to research on injury reports involving the da Vinci robot, over 4,600 adverse events concerning this controversial medical device have been recorded by the FDA.
Here are some examples of adverse event reports from the FDA's Manufacturer and User Facility Device Experience (MAUDE) database:
07/24/2013 - Event 3254767: Infection, Vaginal Cuff Dehiscence & Other Injuries
10/24/2008 - Event 1225043: Missing Scissors Tip Removed from Patient