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Can Robotic Surgery Treat Gynecological Problems?

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By Daniel Marcus

Posted on August 7th, 2020 in Robotic Center

Robotic Surgery for Gynecological ConditionsIn 2005, the Food and Drug Administration approved the use of robotic surgery for the treatment of a wide range of gynecological problems, as the procedure is minimally invasive and entails fewer risks than laparoscopic or open surgery. However, it is important to know that only mild gynecological conditions make you eligible for undergoing robotic surgery, as severe health problems usually require open procedures so that the surgeon can have better access to the problematic area. The only way to know with certainty if you are a good candidate for robotic surgery is after being thoroughly examined by a medical specialist. They will be able to tell you if your condition is not too severe to qualify for robotic surgery. However, if you are eligible, our robotic surgeons will carefully perform the procedure you need, which will undoubtedly increase your life quality.

There are numerous gynecological problems that can be successfully treated with robotic surgery, including the following:

Robotic surgery entails the surgeon making several tiny incisions in the problematic area of the body, such as the lower abdomen, through which the steel arms of the system will be inserted to perform the procedure. The surgeon permanently controls the movement of the robotic arms from a console and has a constant view of what is going on inside your body during the surgery by virtue of a computer monitor. For robotic surgery, you will usually be administered general anesthesia, which means that you will be unconscious throughout the entire procedure and that you will not feel any pain. Furthermore, postoperative discomfort and pain are significantly reduced if you undergo robotic surgery, as it is a minimally invasive procedure. Other benefits of robotic surgery include:

  • a shorter hospitalization time
  • faster recovery
  • reduced blood loss
  • minimal scarring
  • decreased risk of infection
  • fewer chances of complications

Choose Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital for Robotic Surgery

If you intend to undergo robotic surgery for a gynecological problem, our medical specialists will thoroughly evaluate your health to determine whether you are a good candidate. With over 10 years of experience in robotic surgery, our surgeons will ensure that your procedure goes smoothly, while our medical team will constantly monitor you following the surgery to make sure no serious health complications arise. For additional information, please contact Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital and our medical staff will gladly help you by answering all your questions and addressing all your concerns.