Leaders in Robotic Surgery
When medicine, lifestyle changes, and other non-surgical treatments do not ease your urologic symptoms, your doctor may recommend surgery. Common urologic conditions that may benefit from robotic surgery include bladder cancer, kidney cancer, kidney disorders, and prostate cancer.
Robotic surgeries are performed using the da Vinci Surgical System, a technologically advanced system that utilizes robotic instruments introduced via tiny incisions or laparoscopic ports. These instruments are under the direct control of the surgeon, providing added precision and dexterity, and offer more control and range of motion than standard instruments. The specialized telescope of the robot allows the surgeon to see the operative field under 12X magnification and in three dimensions, as opposed to the two-dimensional view that standard laparoscopy offers, providing greater visual detail of the surgical field than ever before.
Robotic-assisted surgery is a minimally invasive approach, using the latest in surgical and robotics technologies and is ideal for both complex and delicate urologic surgeries. This includes radical prostatectomy, where the target site is not only tightly confined but also surrounded by nerves affecting urinary control and sexual function.
Benefits of Robotic Surgery
- Shorter hospitalization
- Less anesthesia
- Reduced pain and discomfort
- Faster recovery time
- Smaller incisions
- Reduced blood loss
- Minimal scarring
- Fewer postoperative complications than open surgery including fewer postoperative infections
- Faster and more complete recovery and quicker return to normal daily activities
- Covered by almost all insurance plans