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Is Da Vinci Robotic Surgery A Reliable Option For Hysterectomy
Davinci robotic surgery is really just a surgeon using extremely technologically advanced surgical equipment. The "robot" doesn't really do surgery, it simply acts as our hands inside the patient. It does allow us to do procedures more easily then without the robot. There are some great you tube videos of how the ...Read more
I'm going to have a hysterectomy and would like to know more about having this done using robotic surgery method.
Revolutionary option: Robotic hysterectomy using the da vinci surgical system allows the surgeon to perform complex surgery using minimally invasive techniques. We can do hysterectomies this way without making a large incision. The benefits to the patient are less pain, less blood loss and a faster recovery. Wfaa news: http://macobgyn.Com/drpl/?Q=node/97. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Gamma knife: One of the not so new options is the use of gamma knife. Multiple sources of radiation are focused on the lesion, thus minimizing the damage to surrounding normal tissues. ...Read more
56, just had hysterectomy and oorph for stage 1 uterine cancer found in d&c. Surgery pathology clean. Hot flashes are horrific. Is estrogen an option?
Assisted laparoscopy: Da vinci robotic surgery is laparoscopic surgery with the assistance of a robot. The robot consists of robotic arms with laparoscopic instruments which are used to do laparoscopic surgery in areas that are difficult to access in the abdomen. The console allows for 3d hd visualization and allows the surgeon to control the surgical instruments using their fingertips. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: Hysterectomy, regardless of route, is considered a major surgery. Howver, robotic hysterectomy is less invasive than open abdominal hysterectomy with quicker recovery and less pain. So there are definite advantages for robotic or laparoscopic surgery when compared to abdominal hysterectomy. Fortunately, abdominal hysterectomy is not needed very often today. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See details: After you have recovered completely, you should be able to wear one. ...Read more
I am having severe bowel pain following a total robotic assisted laproscopic hysterectomy 1 week ago today. Surgery pain is minimal. Bm pain high. Why?
S/p robotic total hysterectomy w/tubes x 1 week having significant chest/r shoulder pain, hard to catch breath after walking. How long does the gas (co2) from the surgery. How can I get rid of it?
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