Benefits of Robotic-Assisted Surgery

For the patient, benefits may include:

  • Significantly less pain
  • Less blood loss
  • Less scarring
  • Shorter recovery time
  • A faster return to normal daily activities
  • And in many cases, better clinical outcomes

For the surgeon, benefits include:

  • Dramatically reduced surgical fatigue
  • No depth perception issues, as with laparoscopic surgery
  • More patients are candidates for certain procedures 

Benefits of the da Vinci Si over older models:

  • 60% greater visual field; the more a surgeon sees, the easier it is to operate
  • Allows more complex operations
  • Easier to learn
  • System is prepped for future technology additions