You may be a candidate for minimally invasive surgery using the da Vinci® Surgical System. This advanced technique allows your doctor to perform operations with greater precision and smaller incisions. An operation using da Vinci can mean a shorter recovery period, reduced pain and less scarring.
Robotic Surgery Services at Palmetto General Hospital
- Gynecological Surgery: robotic surgery offers a minimally invasive approach to hysterectomy and other procedures such as fibroid removal, endometriosis surgery, endometrial/cervical cancer surgery, and vaginal/uterine prolapse.
- Urological Surgery: prostatectomy with the da Vinci ® robotic surgical system has been shown to substantially reduce post-operative pain while hastening recovery. Studies also indicate that this procedure may offer improved cancer control along with a lower incidence of impotence and urinary incontinence.
- Aquablation Therapy: an advanced, minimally invasive robotic treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) that provides long-lasting relief with low rates of complications.