Robotic surgery offers a minimally invasive approach to hysterectomy and other procedures such as fibroid removal, endometriosis surgery, endometrial/cervical cancer surgery, and vaginal/uterine prolapse.
For years, the standard approach to hysterectomy has been traditional open gynecological surgery--using a large incision for access to the uterus and surrounding anatomy. Using the da Vinci® robotic surgical system, surgeons at Coral Gables
Hospital can perform hysterectomy through small incisions, using mechanically-enhanced micro instruments. Robotic surgery is designed to minimize the pain and risk associated with large incisions while increasing the likelihood of a fast recovery
and excellent clinical outcomes.
Some examples of minimally invasive gynecologic surgery include:
Hysterectomy for benign conditions
Hysterectomy for early stages of gynecologic cancer
Myomectomy to remove uterine fibroids
Sacrocolpopexy to correct vaginal/uterine prolapse
Potential patient benefits may include:
Less Need for Pain Medication
Less Blood Loss and Fewer Transfusions
Shorter Hospital Stay
Quicker Recovery and Fast Return to Normal Daily Activities
Better Clinical Outcomes and Patient Satisfaction (in many cases as compared to open surgery)
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