In general, robotic surgery allows surgeons to work with greater precision, using more flexible tools through smaller incisions. Often, it involves tiny cameras that give surgeons a magnified view of the procedure on a video monitor. Typically, doctors see less blood loss with this type of surgery versus traditional surgery. Patients usually feel less discomfort after the operation and are able to return to normal activities quicker.
Triangle Urology doctors can now perform many procedures using the da Vinci® robot, including:
*da Vinci® is a registered trademark of Intuitive Surgical, Inc.