Robotic Surgery

Robotic surgery for hysterectomy

If you need a hysterectomy, you'll have access to our highly skilled surgeons. You may also have the option of having your surgery done using the latest in robotic surgical technology. Hysterectomy is surgery to remove the uterus and sometimes the ovaries and fallopian tubes. For women, it is one of the most common operations in the U.S. Many conditions can trigger a need for a hysterectomy, such as: • Fibroids, benign growths in the uterus that can cause troublesome symptoms. • Abno...

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6/25/2021 1:42:00 PM Comments(0)

What to know about robotic surgery

If your doctor has recommended that you have robotic surgery, you're hardly alone. This high-tech procedure is now being used for surgeries as diverse as hysterectomies, hip replacements and heart surgeries. But what is it exactly? Or perhaps more pertinently, what is it not, since its name suggests that robots perform the surgery? That's wrong—doctors do. And that is just one important fact to know about robotic surgery. Here are some more. During robotically assisted surgery, the surgeon...

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8/29/2018 11:46:00 AM Comments(0)

Is That Bulge a Hernia?

Each year, millions of Americans suffer from a hernia. Some might not even realize it. Hernias don’t always cause pain, and may only be visible when you cough or stand upright. The only way to know for sure is to schedule a proper evaluation with your doctor. What is a hernia? A hernia occurs when an organ or fatty tissue begins to protrude from an opening inside the body, usually creating a noticeable lump or swelling at one of six regions between the middle of the abdomen and the groin a...

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4/13/2018 1:47:00 PM Comments(0)