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If your doctor recommends hysterectomy, you may be a candidate for a new, less invasive surgical procedure called da Vinci® Hysterectomy. This procedure uses a state-of-the-art surgical system designed to help your surgeon perform a more precise, minimally invasive procedure.

The procedure he is performed is a new, minimally invasive approach to hysterectomy, which combines the advantages of conventional open and minimally invasive hysterectomies – but with potentially fewer drawbacks. da Vinci® Hysterectomy is becoming the treatment of choice for many surgeons worldwide, as it uses only a few small incisions. It is performed using the da Vinci® System, which enables surgeons to perform surgical procedures with unmatched precision, dexterity and control.

da Vinci® Hysterectomy offers numerous potential benefits over traditional approaches to vaginal, laparoscopic or open abdominal hysterectomy, particularly when performing more challenging procedures like radical hysterectomy for gynecologic cancer. Potential benefits include: Significantly less pain, less blood loss, fewer complications, less scarring, shorter hospital stay and a faster return to normal daily activities.

In some cases, surgeons may be able to offer a uterine-preserving procedure as an alternative to hysterectomy. These include myomectomy or sacrocolpopexy, which can also be performed using the da Vinci® Surgical System in a minimally invasive approach.

For most women, da Vinci® Surgery offers numerous potential benefits over traditional surgical approaches, including:

  • Shorter hospital stay
  • Less pain
  • Faster recovery
  • Quicker return to normal activities
  • Less risk of wound infection
  • Less blood loss
  • Less scarring