The da Vinci System has brought minimally invasive surgery to more than 8.5 million patients worldwide and is changing the experience of surgery for Canadians and people around the world.
Robotic-assisted surgery is an important surgical option that is safe and offers many potential benefits for patients, surgeons and hospitals when used appropriately and with proper training. Many benefits of robotic-assisted surgery for patients have been demonstrated with supporting clinical evidence including: less blood loss, fewer complications, shorter hospital stays, smaller incisions for minimal scarring, and faster recovery and return to daily life. Learn more about the clinical evidence here.
Many resources exists to educate patients about their surgery and treatment options. Consider visiting robotassistedsurgery.ca, an engagement and education resource for patients interested in learning more about robot assisted surgery in Canada. The website includes procedure information, locations of programs within Canada and surgeons and patient videos and articles focused on this innovative technology.
Also consider visiting davincisurgery.com to find out why many patients and surgeons choose robot assisted surgery Surgery.
Learn more about some of the procedures surgeons can perform with the assistance of surgical robotics:
Take away information about procedures with da Vinci technology in Intuitive Surgical’s brochures designed for patients and their families.