Intuitive Surgical, Inc., is a surgical systems company. The Company designs, manufactures and markets, surgical systems, and related instruments and accessories. The Company markets its product under the brand name, da Vinci Surgical Systems. The da Vinci Surgical System consists of a surgeon�s console, a patient-side cart and a vision system. The da Vinci Surgical System translates a surgeon�s natural hand movements, which are performed on instrument controls at a console, into corresponding micro-movements of instruments positioned inside the patient through small incisions, and ports. The da Vinci Surgical System is designed to provide its operating surgeons with control, range of motion, fine tissue manipulation capability and Three Dimensional, High-Definition vision while allowing surgeons to work through the small ports enabled by minimally invasive surgery procedures. The da Vinci Surgery utilizes computational, robotic and imaging technologies.