da Vinci ® Surgery
da Vinci® Hysterectomy
Many women suffer from gynecologic conditions that may require a hysterectomy (removal of the uterus). Today, women facing a hysterectomy have a state-of-the-art minimally invasive surgical option – da Vinci Hysterectomy.
Why da Vinci Surgery?
With the da Vinci System, surgeons operate through a few small incisions instead of a large open incision - similar to traditional laparoscopy. The da Vinci System features a magnified 3D high-definition vision system and special wristed instruments that bend and rotate far greater than the human wrist. As a result, da Vinci enables your surgeon to operate with enhanced vision, precision, dexterity and control.
State-of-the-art da Vinci uses the latest in surgical and robotics technologies and is beneficial for performing complex and delicate surgery. Your surgeon is 100% in control of the da Vinci System, which translates his or her hand movements into smaller, more precise movements of tiny instruments inside your body. da Vinci – taking surgery beyond the limits of the human hand.
If you are facing surgery for a benign (non-cancerous) condition, learn more about da Vinci Gynecologic Surgery
If you are facing surgery for gynecological cancer, learn more about da Vinci Gynecologic Surgery
Physicians have used the da Vinci System successfully worldwide in approximately 1.5 million various surgical procedures to date. da Vinci - changing the experience of surgery for people around the world.
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All surgery presents risk, including da Vinci Surgery. Serious complications may occur, up to and including death. Examples of serious and life-threatening complications that may require hospitalization include damage to tissues or organs; bleeding; infection; and internal scarring that causes long-lasting pain or blockages. Temporary pain or nerve injury has been linked to the inverted position often used during abdominal and pelvic surgery. Patients should consider that risks of surgery include potential for human error, for equipment failure and the possibility that their surgeon could convert their minimally invasive procedure to an open approach. A conversion could mean a longer operative time and time under anesthesia. Efforts to provide a minimally invasive surgery could also result in a longer operative time and time under anesthesia. Results, including cosmetic results, may vary. Patients who bleed easily, have abnormal blood clotting, are pregnant or morbidly obese may not be candidates for da Vinci Surgery. Other surgical approaches are available. Patients should review the risks associated with all surgical approaches. They should talk to their doctors about their surgical experience and to decide if da Vinci is right for them. For complete information on surgical risks, safety and indications for use, please refer to http://www.davincisurgery.com/da-vinci-surgery/safety-information.php.
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