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Da Vinci has changed patients’ lives — for better and for worse
Monterey Herald

For Sonia Angelo, da Vinci surgery was a miracle.

Not so much for Paul Elliott.

Angelo suffered with gynecological problems for a decade, the last years of which included unbearable pain. Activities that she once loved, such as swimming and biking, were unthinkable.

After watching her mother suffer for a month in the hospital following a hysterectomy in the late 1980s, she resisted the surgery.