da Vinci Robotic Surgery

Mda Vinci Robotic Surgeryanatee Memorial Hospital is the first in Manatee County to offer minimally invasive robotic-assisted surgery using the da Vinci® Surgical System robot.

The da Vinci® surgical system was developed by Intuitive Surgical® to provide an effective aternative to traditional "open" surgery that requires long incisions, and laparoscopic surgery that uses smaller incisions but is limited to simpler surgical procedures. The use of the da Vinci® surgical system helps minimize risk of infection, and helps speed recovery.

How Does robotic surgery Work?

During most robotic surgery procedures, the surgeon makes a series of tiny incisions (ports for instruments) in the body through which the da Vinci® robotic arms are inserted. The three robotic arms are inserted through the ports. One of the arms is a tiny video camera and the other two hold surgical instruments. Sitting at a computer console located about ten feet from the operating table, the surgeon views a three-dimensional image from inside the patient’s body. From the console, the surgeon controls the robotic arms that are inside the patient.

Surgeons at Manatee Memorial use the da Vinci® robot to perform minimally invasive procedures including:

Single-site™ robotic surgery—new at mmh

Surgeons at Manatee Memorial Hospital are now performing single-site robotic surgery using the daVinci® Surgical System. With new robotic technology, surgery is performed with just one precise incision through the bellybutton – less than one inch in length!

This minimally invasive technique helps alleviate discomfort for patients, reduces blood loss, shortens length of hospital stay, and minimizes scarring allowing for a quicker recovery.

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.

The highly-trained surgeons are recognized nationally for their surgical expertise and offer comprehensive care for patients undergoing surgery.
Manatee Memorial Hospital is the first in Manatee County to offer EsophyX™, a new surgical choice for the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), or heartburn, without making any incisions in the patient’s body.
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Benefits
  • Less Pain
  • Less Risk of Infection
  • Greater Precision
  • Shorter Hospital Stay  
  • Decreased Inflammation
  • Less Bleeding
  • Decreased Risk
  • Less Scarring
  • Faster Recovery
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Minimally-Invasive
Procedures

Surgeons at Manatee Memorial use the da Vinci® robot to perform minimally invasive procedures including:

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Manatee Memorial Hospital is owned and operated by a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS), a King of Prussia, PA-based company, that is one of the largest healthcare management companies in the nation.     

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