Medicine is one of the sciences that has always needed other disciplines in order to evolve. Whether at a chemical and pharmaceutical level with the use of medicines, at a physical level to understand how certain systems work, etc. At a technological level, robotics is one of the advances that has had the most concrete utility.
There are many advances that can be highlighted from robotics in the world of human prosthetics. The technology used by these human limb substitutes is becoming more and more sophisticated and more and more like the missing leg, arm or hand.
There are a large number of robotics gadgets that have established themselves in operating rooms around the world.
Each time they include new technologies that allow the recipient to move the substitute limb, perform maneuvers and even experiment with the purpose of getting to “feel” through these prosthesis technological. These advances, a few years ago, were just a chimera but, today, they are increasingly real and effective.
It is also worth mentioning the number of technological and robotic gadgets that are being implemented in all operating rooms around the world. The “Da Vinci robot” is known to many, which has been designed to perform precise operations with the least possible surgical damage.
Thanks to machines of this type, it is possible to access areas that are inaccessible to a doctor, damage the area to be operated on much less or even eliminate possible artifacts that interfere with the operation, such as human tremors.
The doctor of the future has to learn to live with technology
What is clear is that the future of robotics in Medicine is something indisputable. The next challenge is in the reproduction and implantation of organs and tissues in humans. These are structures created artificially or biologically that make it possible to replace a liver in poor condition, kidneys that don’t work, a failing heart, etc.
All this must be done through cooperation between doctors, biologists, engineers, chemists and all kinds of scientific disciplines that can work together. Its purpose is none other than to create something unique and special that helps a person to recover their state of health.
The doctor of the future, the surgeon of the future, must learn to live with robotics and all kinds of technologies. He will not only have to know them but he will have to learn to handle them. The future of Medicine and, therefore, that of its patients will depend on this.