Good news travels fast. And as the benefits of robotic surgery continue to spread, more women facing hysterectomies and other gynecological procedures now request robotic surgeries. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted by da Vinci Robotic Surgery, Memorial Medical Center, Videos | Posted on 19-05-2011| Posted in
Recovering from a traditional abdominal hysterectomy can be a long and painful process. The open surgery leaves a wide incision across the abdomen, increasing the recovery time as well as the risk of infection. But it’s not the only option.
Today, the da Vinci surgical system allows the surgeon to operate through several small incisions. That means patients experience shorter hospital stays, less pain, less blood loss and less scarring.
Listen as a local patient recounts her unexpected recovery from a da Vinci hysterectomy.