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What is Robotic Surgery?
Robotic surgery, or robot-assisted surgery, helps doctors to perform many types of complex surgeries through very miniature incisions with more precision, flexibility and control than is possible with conventional techniques; and this procedure can lead to a best patient recovery.
The first Robotic Surgery System to be adopted as a pioneer concept in the field of medicine was the “da Vinci Surgical System”. This system, which was approved by the FDA in 2000, has become a significant method to perform delicate procedures which might have been difficult to carry out using traditional methods.
How does it work?
The surgeon sits at a computer station and directs the movements of a robot; small surgical tools are attached to the robot’s arms:
The surgeon makes small cuts to insert the instruments into the patient’s body.
A thin tube with a camera attached to the end of it (endoscope) allows the surgeon to view enlarged 3-D images of the body as the surgery is taking place.
The robot matches the doctor’s hand movements to perform the procedure using the tiny instruments.
Robotic surgery advantages
For the patient:
More precision, significantly less pain, less risk of infection and blood loss, earlier discharge from the hospital, less scarring and shorter recovery; in many cases, better clinical outcomes.
For the surgeon:
Greater visualization (3D high definition of the inner body), enhanced dexterity, greater precision, higher level of proficiency during any operation.