Episode 3: Is patient harm the most significant ethical challenge in remote neurointerventional care?


Jeffrey Saver (University of California, Los Angeles [UCLA] Medical Center, Los Angeles, USA) details what he feels is the “greatest concern” when it comes to the implementation of robot-assisted systems and remote care protocols within neurointerventional practices—potential harm to the patient—before moving on to note the risk of diminished relationships between patients and their treating physicians.

This video is part of a series in which Jeffrey Saver speaks to NeuroNews to discuss several key ethical considerations that the global neurointerventional community must reckon with as interest in robot-assisted procedures and remote care continues to grow.


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