Robotic surgery

What is Robotic surgery?

Robotic surgery, computer-assisted surgery, and robotically-assisted surgery are terms for technological developments that use robotic systems to aid in surgical procedures. Robotically-assisted surgery was developed to overcome the limitations of minimally-invasive surgery and to enhance the capabilities of surgeons performing open surgery.

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Why would surgeon say cancer of kidney may be in bad place to operate robotically. Also, would this be why I have had bad pain in...

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Hi,

Thanks for the query.

You would like to know why certain cancers of the kidney cannot be operated due to bad position.

Robotic surgery is...

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In 2007, I had prolapse repair surgery through the vagina using mesh and bladder sling. It lasted 6 months. In addition, the surgeon cut my ureter...

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Hi, as it is a recurance, of prolapse, and there will be stitches, and adhesions with the bladder and surrounding structures, it may not be...

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