BRIEF-Intuitive Surgical sells 164 da Vinci systems 1st qtr
April 18 (Reuters) - Intuitive Surgical Inc : * Says sold 164 da vinci systems in Q1, including 25 in Japan * Sees 2013 procedure growth at lower end of 20-23 percent range * Sees 2013 revenue growth at higher end of 16-19 percent range
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