If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with a condition that may require surgery, you owe it to yourself to learn about all of your options. Fauquier Health offers minimally-invasive surgical options, including robotic surgery through the use of the latest technology like the Globus ExcelsiusGPS spine robot and the da Vinci Xi Surgical System.
ExcelsiusGPS® Spine Robot
Da Vinci Xi Surgical System
Robotic surgery is paving the way for our patients’ surgical experiences. Since robotic-assisted surgery is performed by making tiny incisions and using smaller surgical movements, there are many benefits to the patient when compared to traditional surgical methods. Some of these benefits can include:
- Less pain
- Shortened hospital stays
- Quicker recovery times
- Fewer complications like blood loss and infection
As a result, patients may be able to get back to life faster without an extended recovery period.
There are a variety of patient benefits, but there are also benefits to the surgeons performing the procedures. Years of traditional laparoscopic surgery generally cause some "wear" on surgeons. In contrast, preliminary data for robotic surgery suggests that robotic surgery can take less of a toll on the body of the person actually performing the surgery.
According to general and bariatric surgeon, Dr. Alexandra Zubowicz, “This could potentially prolong the professional lifespan of the surgeon. These findings in conjunction with the prediction that there will be a very serious shortage of general surgeons in the next decade, suggests this technology could prove invaluable from a long term economic standpoint.”
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