March 2013
MondayMorning;3/25/2013, Vol. 21 Issue 11, p1
The article reports that Intuitive Surgical Inc. has increased its stock-buyback program by one billion U.S. dollars. It mentions that the expansion of program shows a confidence as Intuitive is struggling with doubts regarding the safety and cost effectiveness of its robotic devices. It also informs that the doubts have emerged when the U.S. Food and Drug Administration have asked doctors about Intuitive's da Vinci robotic-surgery devices.


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