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Robotic-Assisted Surgery

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When medication and conservative treatments are unable to relieve symptoms, and you are not a candidate for routine, outpatient, laparoscopic procedures, consider the advantages of robot-assisted surgery to treat gynecologic conditions. These include, but are not limited to, uterine fibroids, endometriosis, uterine prolapse and menorrhagia or excessive bleeding.

Robot-assisted surgery may be the most effective, least invasive treatment option, especially for complex hysterectomies. Through tiny, 1-2 cm incisions, surgeons using robotic-assisted surgery, can operate with greater precision and control, offering the following benefits to the patient:  

  • Shorter hospital stay
  • Less pain and scarring
  • Less blood loss and risk of infection
  • Return to normal daily activities in a few days

For patients who qualify, single site robotic-assisted surgery is available for cases involving a hysterectomy and a mass/cyst removal from the fallopian tubes. The single incision is made through the belly button so that scarring is almost undetectable.
 

Virtua physicians who perform robotic gynecologic surgery:

Virtua locations specializing in Robotic-Assisted Surgery