Gynecologic surgery is the surgery of the female reproductive system. The standard for traditional open gynecologic surgery consists of a large incision across the lower abdomen to access the uterus and its surrounding anatomy. This large incision leads to pain and discomfort along with a long recovery time and return to normal activities. However, with a minimally invasive option, your surgeon aided by the da Vinci SI Surgical System, will only need a few small, dime-sized incisions which require only one or two stitches to close. As a result, patients can benefit in several ways including:
This less invasive option is available for many patients. Be sure to ask your physician if you are a candidate.
Surgeons may use robotic surgery to treat many gynecologic conditions, including:
Some types of gynecologic robotic assisted surgery being performed at Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital include:
Surgeons performing gynecologic robotic assisted surgery at MSLH are: