The da Vinci® Surgical System
A Minimally Invasive Surgery Option
When medication and non-invasive procedures are unable to relieve symptoms, surgery remains the accepted and the most effective treatment for a range of gynecologic conditions. These include, but are not limited to, cervical and uterine cancer, uterine fibroids, endometriosis, uterine prolapse and menorrhagia or excessive bleeding.
What is the da Vinci® Surgical System?
Only da Vinci® overcomes the limitations of both traditional open surgery and conventional minimally invasive surgery. The da Vinci® System is a sophisticated robotic platform designed to expand the surgeon's capabilities and — for the first time — offer a minimally invasive option for major surgery.
With da Vinci® Surgery, small incisions are used to introduce miniaturized wristed instruments and a high-definition 3D camera. Seated comfortably at the da Vinci® console, your surgeon views a magnified, high-resolution 3D image of the surgical site. At the same time, state-of-the-art robotic and computer technologies scale, filter and seamlessly translate your surgeon's hand movements into the precise micro-movements of da Vinci® instruments.
How Can da Vinci® Surgery Help Me?
The da Vinci® Surgery System cannot be programmed, nor can it make decisions on its own. Your surgeon will be the one making every surgical decision and maneuver. da Vinci® Surgery offers numerous potential benefits over traditional approaches, including:
- Significantly less pain
- Minimal blood loss and need for transfusion
- Fewer complications
- Shorter hospital stay
- Quicker recovery and return to normal activities
- Small incisions for minimal scarring