If you've ever watched a science fiction movie, you're probably well aware of futuristic robots that regenerate human tissue and mend injuries autonomously. While we're an extremely long ways off from realizing those dramatic breakthroughs, medical robotics has started to make its way into the operating room. This technology appears to still be in its infancy, and picking a winner is proving to be an especially daunting task. In this special Motley Fool video series, analyst Blake Bos sits down with medical robotics guru Brenton Flynn to sort out the complexities of the medical robotics field and pick the best company for your portfolio today.

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