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The newest wave of the future in surgical technology is at St. Luke's Regional Medical Center

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Surgeons demonstrated how precise the robotic "hands" move during surgery. Surgeons demonstrated how precise the robotic "hands" move during surgery.
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (KTIV) -

Now some surgery patients will be treated with the most high-tech surgical system, the da Vinci Si.

Surgeons demonstrated how precise the robotic "hands" move during surgery.

They can see images in 3D and the camera magnifies images by 10-times.

Doctors say this system makes patients more comfortable.

"Because the movements with the robotic arms are so precise that they don't feel the torquing as much when we are doing laparoscopic surgery. Those are the things that we are seeing. Possibly decreased patient stays and patient comfort and satisfaction," Dr. Rebecca Rose, a general surgeon said.

Surgeons will start to use the da Vinci Si starting Monday with patients.

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