Robotic Gynecology Surgery

Surgery remains the most effective treatment when medication and non-invasive procedures are unable to relieve symptoms for cervical and uterine cancer, uterine fibroids, endometriosis, uterine prolapse and menorrhagia or excessive bleeding.

Open gynecologic surgery, which requires a large incision to access the uterus and surrounding anatomy, can be painful and can involve a long recovery time. Traditional surgery, however, is no longer patients' only option.

Some less-invasive gynecologic procedures enable surgeons to access the target anatomy using a vaginal approach, which may not require an external incision. For more complex hysterectomies and other gynecologic procedures, robot-assisted surgery with the da Vinci® Surgical System may be the most effective, least invasive treatment option. Through tiny, 1-2 cm incisions, surgeons using the da Vinci System can operate with greater precision and control. The procedure increases the likelihood of a fast recovery and excellent clinical outcomes.

For the clinically appropriate patient, da Vinci gynecological procedures offer a number of potential benefits, including:

  • Less post-operative pain

  • Less risk of infection

  • Less anesthesia

  • Less blood loss

  • Shorter hospital stay

  • Faster and more complete recovery

  • Quicker return to normal daily activities

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