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Intuitive Surgical Inc. on Tuesday said its first-quarter net income rose 22 percent on better sales of its minimally invasive surgical platform, da Vinci.

Net income increased to $104.1 million, or $2.59 per share, from $85.3 million, or $2.12 per share, in the same period a year earlier. Revenue rose 18 percent to $388.1 million from $328.6 million.

Analysts polled by FactSet expected profit of $2.49 per share on revenue of $380.7 million.

Intuitive Surgical's da Vinci Surgical Systems are used in heart and urologic surgeries, among other procedures.

Shares of Intuitive Surgical rose $8.11, or 2.3 percent, to close Tuesday at $364.69.

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