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by Paul on 06/21/13 at 07:23 AM ET
L.A. Kings coach Darryl Sutter is touting a controversial surgical robot with helping him to get back in the rink less than a week after undergoing double hernia surgery.
Sutter, who had been struggling to keep up during the Kings’ 2013 season, has been given the all-clear for training.
He credits his speedy and successful recovery to the da Vinci robotic surgical system, a minimally invasive device made by Intuitive Surgical. The company says it can perform procedures ranging from treatments for prostate cancer to hysterectomies – all remotely controlled by a surgeon.
“I’ll be in full activity back on the ice again,” Sutter said.
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