What is Robotic Surgery?

 

Robotic surgery, computer-assisted surgery and robotically-assisted surgery are terms used for technological development that uses robotic systems to aid in Surgical Procedures. Robotically-assisted surgery was developed to overcome both the limitations of minimally invasive surgery as well as enhance the capabilities of surgeons in performing conventional open surgery.

Surgeons perform robotic surgical procedures on a specialized console, which provides a high quality three-dimensional image of the patient's body. The surgeon controls the robot by maneuvering levers, pedals and buttons on the console with his arms, feet, fingers and wrists. The robot executes these commands through instruments attached to robotic arms on the patient-side robotic cart. Depending on the surgeon's requirements, the instruments can be changed easily by a scrub nurse.



How Robotic Surgery Works?


Advantages of Robotic Surgery
  • Highly Precise
  • Much less blood loss
  • Much Less pain after Surgery
  • Much Lower incidence of post-op pneumonia
  • Quicker healing time
  • Reduced duration of hospital Stay
  • Reduced use of pain medication
  • Return to Work within a week or 2 after the surgery.
  • Small incisions

 

 

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