General Surgery with the da Vinci Surgical System

Manatee Memorial Hospital offers general surgery using the daVinci® Surgical System. This minimally invasive technique helps reduce pain and trauma to the body, lessens blood loss, lowers risk of infection, shortens length of hospital stay and promotes quicker recovery with less scarring.

General surgery procedures that can be performed using robotic surgery at Manatee Memorial Hospital include:

  • Adrenalectomy
  • Appendectomy
  • Arteriovenous fistula
  • Bowel resection
  • Cholecystectomy
  • Colon resection
  • Esophageal achalasia
  • Esophagogastrectomy
  • Gastroplasty
  • Heller myotomy
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Hernia repair
  • Intrarectal surgery
  • Lysis of adhesions
  • Nissen fundoplication
  • Pyloroplasty
  • Sigmoidectomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Ventral hernia

Individual results may vary. There are risks associated with any surgical procedure. Talk with your doctor about these risks to find out if robotic surgery is right for you.

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