Flexible robotic surgery bot can slide into any of your orifices to help doctors perform various procedures

07/27/2016 - 15:00

Eliza Strickland

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Letting a snake-like robot glide into your mouth and down your throat may sound a bit alarming. Letting such a robot glide into any of your other orifices may sound more alarming still.

But the Flex Robotic System from Medrobotics, in Raynham, Mass., has earned high praise from a head and neck surgeon who has sent it snaking down 19 of his patients’ throats as of today.