The da Vinci Surgical Robot
The da Vinci Surgical System is a robotic surgical system made by the American company Intuitive Surgical. Approved by the Food and Drug Administration in 2000, it is designed to facilitate complex surgery using a minimally invasive approach, and is controlled by a surgeon from a console.
Benefits of Robotic Surgery
- Shorter hospitalization.
- Reduced pain and discomfort.
- Faster recovery time and return to normal activities.
- Smaller incisions, resulting in reduced risk of infection.
- Reduced blood loss and transfusions.
- Minimal scarring.