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Is da Vinci assisted laparoscopic hysterectomy a safe procedure?

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I am scheduled to have a laparoscopic hysterectomy with the davinci system. My father died at the age of 38 with an abdominal aortic aneurysm in 1963. I am healthy, 55 years old. What are the risks
Posted Fri, 21 Apr 2017 in Women's Health
Answered by Dr. Soumya 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
Risk of injury

Detailed Answer:

I understand your concerns.

Da Vinci system has usual risk as associated with any laparoscopic surgery. They are perforation of internal organs, bleeding, sepsis, infection etc...

Aortic aneurysm is unlikely to be present in you.

Let me know If You need any more help.

Kind regards

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