Intuitive Surgical Inc


  • The Da Vinci Debate (Full Show)  Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 5:00 AM ET

    Some 450,000 people had robot-assisted surgery last year, making Intuitive Surgical, the maker of the da Vinci machine, one of the hottest stocks around. Hospitals across the country embrace the cutting-edge surgical device but criticism is mounting. CNBC's Herb Greenberg investigates allegations of problems in the operating room in his latest documentary, "The da Vinci Debate."

  • The Da Vinci Debate (Full Show)  Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 12:05 AM ET
    Da Vinci Surgical robot designed to facilitate complex surgery using a minimally invasive approach.

    CNBC's Herb Greenberg investigates allegations of problems with the da Vinci surgical machine in his latest documentary.

  • Behind Intuitive's Marketing Magic  Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 12:04 AM ET

    If the critics of robotic surgery are right -- that safety is an issue -- how is it that robotic-assisted surgery was performed on 450,000 people last year?

  • Are Da Vinci Problems Underreported?  Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 12:03 AM ET

    With controversy swirling around Intuitive Surgical's da Vinci robot, some critics are wondering whether the number of complications from robotic surgery are underreported.

  • Victims Scarred by Robotic Surgery  Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 12:02 AM ET

    As claims of complications after robotic surgery have come to light, lawsuits have been popping up across the country.

  • Controversy Over Surgical Robotics Heats Up  Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 12:01 AM ET

    Thirteen years ago Intuitive Surgical's da Vinci robot was hailed as a revolution in the operating room, triggering a hot IPO and an even hotter stock. But as reports of complications after da Vinci surgery rise, the debate over its effectiveness and safety heats up.

  • Da Vinci Surgical Robot in Action (Graphic Content)  Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 12:00 AM ET

    Dr. Younes Bakri, director of gynecologic oncology at West Virginia University and a robotic surgeon who provided this video, says it shows electrical arcing from a cover that was designed to prevent such effects. He and other critics say arcing can burn tissue. (Warning: Graphic Content)

  • Weekly Jobless Claims Could Be Huge for Markets Wednesday, 17 Apr 2013 | 9:47 PM ET
    A job-seeker (top) hands his resume to Candice Perkins, a representatvie of Workforce1 during a 'Work Search' event aimed at older unemployed people in New York City.

    Weekly jobless claims will be more important than usual for markets Thursday, after an uneven series of claims reports this month and a surprisingly weak March employment report.

  • Fight or Flight: Get Ready for the Earnings Crush Sunday, 14 Apr 2013 | 6:38 PM ET

    Earnings season kicks into high gear in the week ahead. Plus, at least 10 Fed speeches. How risk-averse are investors? Oh, this is going to put them to the test. Rest up.

  • What Happens When the Surgical Robot Malfunctions? Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013 | 11:08 AM ET

    Like all computers, Intuitive Surgical's da Vinci robot can malfunction during surgery. A range of results have been reported by surgeons.

  • The Da Vinci Code: Growing Sales, Growing Concerns Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013 | 11:04 AM ET

    In recent years, as the surgical robot's popularity has grown, so have questions and concerns about its safety, training and the aggressiveness of its marketing.

  • Intuitive Surgical's Success  Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 2:45 PM ET

    Intuitive Surgical has been a Wall Street favorite for years, rising over 4,000 percent since going public 13 years ago, with CNBC's Herb Greenberg.

  • Midday Movers: CCL, JCP & More Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 12:26 PM ET

    Take a look at some of Monday's midday movers:

  • Gynecologists Urge Caution on Robotic Hysterectomies Thursday, 14 Mar 2013 | 4:16 PM ET

    The president of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists is urging caution on robotic hysterectomies.

  • College of GYN Comments on Robotic Surgery  Thursday, 14 Mar 2013 | 2:34 PM ET

    A close look at Intuitive Surgical after a statement on robotic surgery from ACOG president James T. Breeden, MD, with CNBC's Herb Greenberg.

  • Midday Movers: AAPL, RDN & More Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 1:00 PM ET

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  • After-Hours Buzz: GPS, CRM, GRPN & More Thursday, 28 Feb 2013 | 3:40 PM ET

    Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Thursday:

  • Early Movers: GOOG, COH, UTX & More Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013 | 8:30 AM ET

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • After-Hours Buzz: GOOG, WFC & More Tuesday, 22 Jan 2013 | 5:30 PM ET

    Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Tuesday:

  • Ahead of Apple's Earnings  Tuesday, 22 Jan 2013 | 5:30 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders debate whether Intuitive Surgical is a buy after a strong earnings beat; and Rocco Pendola, TheStreet.com, also discusses Apple's stock ahead of its earnings report Wednesday. CNBC's Gary Kaminsky, weighs in.