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da Vinci® Robotic Surgery

A new kind of surgery for a faster recovery

Surgery can be intimidating, but the good news is that you have more options today than ever before, and one of those is da Vinci® robotic assisted surgery. This type of minimally invasive surgery helps your surgeon perform the most complex and delicate procedures through very small incisions with incredible precision.

We use da Vinci® because it works. With da Vinci®, surgeons use a control panel to perform the procedure with robotic arms, so da Vinci® is entirely human directed—it cannot be programmed or make decisions on its own. But we can use technology to its fullest advantage, providing patients with the most precise care possible.

Benefits of da Vinci® include:

  • A faster return to normal daily activities
  • Better clinical outcomes
  • Shorter recovery time
  • Reduced risk of infection
  • Significantly less pain
  • Less scarring
  • Less blood loss
Mary Brown was the first patient to have surgery with the da Vinci XI surgical platform at Abrazo West Campus in September 2014. When asked about the procedure, she said

"My doctor told me there would be three little pencil-sized incisions and the robot goes in there and snip, snip, snip and you’re all done and you’ll heal faster, so I said, ‘Let’s do it. My mother had a hysterectomy several years ago and had a large incision and a lot of pain. I’m glad that I had a better option."

Call our physician referral service at 1-888-3ABRAZO (877-934-9355) to find a physician nearest you.

Our da Vinci® Services

Cervical & Uterine Cancer

If you need a hysterectomy or complex gynecologic surgery for cervical or uterine cancer, robot-assisted surgery with da Vinci® may be the most effective, least-invasive treatment available. Traditional open gynecologic surgery requires a large abdominal incision to access the uterus and surrounding anatomy, which generally requires a long and painful recovery process, and can threaten surrounding organs and nerves.

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