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Robotic Surgery

The da Vinci® Surgical System enables surgeons to perform operations through a few small incisions and features several key features, including:

  • Magnified vision system that gives surgeons a 3D HD view inside the patient’s body
  • Ergonomically designed console where the surgeon sits while operating
  • Patient-side cart where the patient is positioned during surgery
  • Wristed instruments that bend and rotate far greater than the human hand

The da Vinci® System is powered by robotic technology that allows the surgeon’s hand movements to be translated into smaller, precise movements of tiny instruments inside the patient’s body. One of the instruments is a laparoscope – a thin tube with a tiny camera and light at the end. The camera sends images to a video monitor in the operating room to guide doctors during surgery. The surgeon is 100% in control of the da Vinci® System at all time

Our surgeons are experienced and trained to use the da Vinci® Surgical System.

We use this system for:

  • Prostatectomy (removal of the prostate for prostate cancer)
  • Nephrectomy (removal of the kidney for kidney cancer)
  • Partial Nephrectomy (removal of a kidney tumor, preserving the normal kidney)
  • Cystectomy (removal of the bladder for advanced bladder cancer)