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Several complex surgical procedures, such as hysterectomy and mitral valve repair, can now be performed without open surgery using the da Vinci Surgical System, a sophisticated, minimally invasive robotic platform.
The da Vinci device has robotic arms that hold endoscopic cameras and surgical tools. While a surgeon makes the initial incisions, the robotic arms are used to perform the procedure. The surgeon receives 3D images from the endoscopic cameras and directs the motion of the robot using handheld controllers.
St. Joseph’s now features the Si da Vinci Surgical System, the newest and most advanced model, which features:
Using da Vinci, traditional open surgery can be accomplished endoscopically, with smaller incisions. This minimally invasive surgery offers patients multiple benefits, including:
The da Vinci robot can be used for a number of minimally invasive treatments, including:
For more information about this minimally invasive surgical option, please call 1.888.796.2122.