A less invasive surgical treatment option is available. If your doctor recommends surgery for your condition, you may be a candidate for a minimally invasive procedure using the da Vinci® robot.
Through the use of robotic surgery, surgeons are now able to offer a minimally invasive option for complex surgical procedures. As a result, robotic surgery is changing the practice of surgery as its known today. Robotic-assisted surgery offers breakthrough capabilities that enable surgeons to operate through smaller incisions and have been found to reduce blood loss, pain, recovery time, and the familiar unwanted side effects of other treatments.
Steward Health Care's robotic surgeons tailor each surgical procedure for the individual patient, with a specially trained robotic surgery team working together to provide comprehensive care before, during and after the surgery.
Good Samaritan Medical Center is home to six expertly trained and certified surgeons who specialize in Robotic Surgery. They have completed over 2,700 robotically assisted cases including procedures for:
Good Samaritan Medical Center’s Gynecological health providers are highly skilled surgeons who offer Robotic solutions Gynecological and Uro-Gynecological conditions. Your physician will work closely with your particular diagnosis to determine if surgery is the right course of action for you, and will select the safest method for you. Learn More about Women’s Gynecological and Urologic Health Solutions
Abdominal wall hernia is one of the most common operations performed in the United States. The robotic approach is highly effective for these procedures. The 3-D, high-definition image of the operating field provided by the da Vinci facilitates the visualization of tissue in difficult locations such as the deep pelvis, allowing for more precise dissections and suturing. Learn More about Hernia and Hernia Repair Procedures
A urologic condition is any disease or disorder that affects the male reproductive organs or the male and female urinary tract (kidneys, bladder, ureters and urethra). Some common urologic conditions may include:
When lifestyle changes, medicine or other options do not ease your symptoms, your doctor may suggest surgery.
If medicine or lifestyle changes do not help your colorectal condition, your doctor may suggest surgery. Common colorectal conditions include:
•Inflammatory Bowel Disease (ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease)
Surgery to remove all or part of the colon is known as a colectomy, and rectal cancer surgery to remove part or all or the rectum is known as a rectal resection.
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