Urologic Robotic Surgery
What Is It?
da Vinci overcomes the limitations of both traditional open surgery and conventional minimally invasive surgery. The da Vinci System is a sophisticated robotic platform designed to expand the surgeon’s capabilities and offer a minimally invasive option for major surgery.
How Does It Work?
The da Vinci Surgical System is designed to provide surgeons with enhanced capabilities, including high-definition 3D vision and a magnified view. Your doctor controls the da Vinci System, which translates his or her hand movements into smaller, more precise movements of tiny instruments inside your body.
Why Is It Good?
Though it is often called a “robot,” da Vinci cannot act on its own. Instead, the surgery is performed entirely by your doctor. Together, da Vinci technology allows your doctor to perform complex procedures through just a few tiny openings. As a result, you may be able to get back to your normal activities faster — without the long recovery that usually follows open surgery. The da Vinci System has been used successfully worldwide in hundreds of thousands of procedures to date.
Who Is It For?
If your doctor recommends surgery for your prostate or kidneys, you may be a candidate for minimally invasive da Vinci Surgery. Ozark Urology offers the following services: