Robotics is a science that studies the design and construction of machines capable of performing tasks requiring the use of intelligence.

There are numerous applications of robotics in the health industry that complement health personnel:

  • The da Vinci surgical system (Intuitive Surgical Inc.) is capable of performing bariatric surgery operations. Nowadays, it is used in 76% of hysterectomies due to malignant pathology and in 33% of benign pathologies in the United States
  • The robotic system Lokomat helps people to rehabilitate after an injury