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Mercy Hospital in Ardmore Advances with Surgical Equipment

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ARDMORE, OK-- Mercy Hospital in Ardmore is now the newest member of the Mercy Robotics Program.

Mercy Hospital added a Da Vinci surgical robot that is designed to assist doctors during surgical procedures.

Over the past year this program, which has been previously available only in larger hospitals, and has benefited over 1,600 Mercy patients.

Mercy Hospital President Daryle Voss, said this tool will beneficial to everyone.

"With the tools it provides better visibility, better dexterity with the instrumentation, and better outcomes. So we're excited!", Voss said.

Currently there are only two doctors that have been trained to use the machine, but Voss said  they are currently training more.