The latest advancement in robotic joint surgery adds an unparalleled level of accuracy and precision to total knee, total hip and partial knee replacement surgery.
People who need to have their heart’s mitral valve repaired may be candidates for robotically assisted heart surgery instead of open-heart surgery.
Robotic-assisted joint replacement procedures are growing in popularity, thanks to customized treatment plans and the benefits of increased precision. Learn more.
Surgery to repair your mitral valve, one of the heart’s four valves that keeps blood pumping efficiently, is higher-tech than ever. At Cleveland Clinic, which has the world’s greatest experience with mitral valve repair, robotically assisted surgery is now an option for many patients—and you could be one of them, depending on your surgeon’s assessment … Read More
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If you have cervical cancer and need a hysterectomy, a robotic-assisted surgery could offer you some advantages over traditional surgery. If the cancer is detected early enough, doctors may recommend radical hysterectomy as a treatment option, says gynecologic oncologist Thomas Morrissey, MD. Today, surgeons more frequently suggest robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical hysterectomy as a faster, less … Read More
If you’re facing surgery, you’ve probably wondered about what your scar will look like. But have you stopped to think about those other scars – the ones on the inside? You should. These inner scars – tough tissue bands that form between your abdominal tissues and organs – can develop after surgery. Also known as … Read More
When patients hear they should have robotic surgery for urological problems, some experience a fear of machines. Others mistakenly think nothing can go wrong. A few even believe — perhaps based on watching a few too many episodes of “Dr. Who” — that the robot will be making moves on its own, outside of the surgeon’s direct control. Learn the truth from Jihad Kaouk, MD.
In robot-assisted surgery, surgeons use an mechanical arm and wrist, allowing them to perform complex medical procedures with great precision, using a minimally invasive approach.
People who are diagnosed with stage 1 or 2 lung cancer often need surgery to remove the lung cancer. A lobectomy, the most common surgery performed to treat lung cancer, is the surgical removal of a large section of lung. Tiny video cameras mean smaller incisions The surgery used to require a large incision and … Read More
Bouncing back from a major bypass surgery… It’s possible with the help of robots. Today’s advanced robotic bypass surgery techniques give doctors a better view of what’s inside thanks to 3-D imaging and magnification. And forget the “open” part of the heart surgery—these procedures use tiny incisions, so patients heal within weeks rather than months. Just … Read More