BRIEF-Intuitive Surgical lowers 2014 da Vinci procedure growth forecast

CHICAGO, April 22 Tue Apr 22, 2014 5:13pm EDT

CHICAGO, April 22 (Reuters) - Intuitive Surgical Inc : * Says now sees 2014 da vinci procedure growth of 2 percent to 8 percent * Intuitive's 2014 da vinci procedure growth forecast is below prior outlook of

9 percent to 12 percent