daVinci Robotic Surgery
da Vinci ® ... Changing the Surgical Experience at Thorek Memorial Hospital
If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with a condition that may require surgery, you owe it to yourself to learn about all of your medical options, including the most effective, least invasive surgical treatments available.
Now, Thorek Memorial Hospital is proud to offer the most minimally invasive surgical technology available – the da Vinci® Surgical System - to our patients. The da Vinci® Surgical System provides surgeons with an alternative to both traditional open surgery and conventional laparoscopy, putting a surgeon's hands at the controls of a state-of-the-art robotic platform, allowing surgeons to perform even the most complex and delicate procedures through very small incisions with unmatched precision.
"The potential payoffs [of the da Vinci Surgical System] are impressive: Smaller incisions, less pain, fewer infections and other complications, shorter hospital stays, faster recovery, even improved odds that the outcome of the procedure will be a success."
-U.S. News & World Report
For the patient, benefits may include:
- Significantly less pain
- Less blood loss
- Less scarring
- Shorter recovery time
- Shorter hospital stay
- A faster return to normal daily activities
- And in many cases, better clinical outcomes