The other patients hysterectomy was done with minimally invasive robotic-assisted surgery, and she was able to celebrate homecoming at her childrens school within one week of her surgery.
Using the da Vinci Surgical System, procedures are performed through incisions no wider than a fingertip. A pencil-size video camera provides magnified, 3-dimensional images of the surgical site. The surgeon uses hand controls to guide the systems three arms, equipped with surgical instruments.
The da Vinci Surgical System offers numerous potential benefits over open surgery:
- Reduced pain and trauma to the body
- Less blood loss and need for transfusions
- Less risk of infection
- Shorter hospital stay
- Faster recovery and return to normal daily activities
- Less Scarring
- General Surgery
Due to the large number of requests for robotic surgeries,