The Robotic System ” da Vinci ” of Intuitive Surgical , has been purchased by the Hospital Brotzu in 2010 wiith the  European funds that the Region of Sardinia has been able to use for investment in technological upgrading in the health field .

On February 17, 2011 in the Department of Urology Transplant and Robotic Surgery was made ​​the first surgery with the surgical robot “Da Vinci” . It was a radical prostatectomy.
It ‘s the first of many interventions that will lead in 2012 to make the first drawings of living donor kidney with the help of new technology.
Between 2011 and 2012 have been performed about 300 robotic interventions including about 200 in the area of ​​urology .
The kidney transplant with robotic technique was made on February 27 , 2013 .