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What Is Da Vinci Robotic Surgery
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
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 3 more doctor answers
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 6 more doctor answers
Robotics: Similar to the risks of any surgery ...Read more
More precision: With robotic surgery, the surgeon can use natural wrist and hand motions which are exactly replicated inside the patient with the robotic instruments. Visualization is improved with magnification and depth perception. This improved precision results in less blood loss, less tissue trauma, less pain, and better recovery for patients. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
As with all surgery: The risks are comparable to conventional laparoscopic surgery but robotic technology allows the surgeon to see the anatomy better and provides greater capability to address more complex anatomy. The risks are no different than other laparoscopic surgery and are dependent on the individual patient's problems as well as the surgeon's experience and skill. ...Read moreSee 8 more doctor answers
DaVinci robot: 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 robot looks and works. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Having adhesions removal via robotic surgery tomorrow. Was told to prep with 1 bottle of magcit or pills. What's the correct dose for capsules?
Finally feeling great again after having gallbladder removed via robotic surgery. When can I start exercising (ie zumba cardio etc)?
As tolerated: After laparoscopic removal of the gallbladder, whether or not the robot is used, I tell my patients to return to normal activity as tolerated by pain/discomfort at the incision sites. There might be mitigating circumstances, such as an umbilical hernia, so check with your surgeon to be sure. Glad you're feeling better! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm having pyeloplasty done with robotic surgery next week & I have seen a lawsuit commercial about davinci machines & i'm scared now. Should i worry?
What happens during robotic surgery if the patients blood pressure goes too high or drops too low?
It is managed: The doctors involved in the case, usually the anesthesiologist, monitor this and address it with medications or fluids as needed. There are wide parameters to what the acceptable values for the BP is depending on each case as they are all different. There is no special exception for the robot as it is just a very accurate set of hands. ...Read more
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