Vietnam hospital performs successful robot-assisted brain surgery

A leading hospital in Ho Chi Minh City has performed a successful robot-assisted surgery to remove a patient’s brain tumor using the Modus V digital microscope, marking the first time the device was used in an operation in Asia. The brain surgery was performed on Friday by doctors at the 115 General Hospital in District 10 with support from Prof. Amin Kassam, vice president of the U.S.-based Aurora Neuroscience Innovation Institute.