da Vinci®: Changing the Experience of Surgery at Fort Walton Beach Medical Center
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 medical options, including the most effective, least invasive surgical treatments available.
The da Vinci® Surgical System provides surgeons with an alternative to both traditional open surgery and conventional laparoscopy, putting a surgeon's hands at the controls of a state-of-the-art robotic platform. The da Vinci® System enables surgeons to perform even the most complex and delicate procedures through very small incisions with unmatched precision.
Fort Walton Beach Medical Center uses Robotic Surgery in the treatment of the following areas:
- General Surgery
For the patient, benefits may include:
- Significantly less pain
- Less blood loss
- Less scarring
- Shorter recovery time
- A faster return to normal daily activities
- And in many cases, better clinical outcomes
It is important to know that da Vinci® surgery does not place a robot at the controls; your surgeon is controlling every aspect of the da Vinci® surgery with the assistance of the da Vinci® robotic platform.
While clinical studies support the effectiveness of the da Vinci® System when used in minimally invasive surgery, individual results may vary. da Vinci® Surgery with the da Vinci® Surgical System may not be appropriate for every individual. Always ask your doctor about all treatment options, as well as their risks and benefits.
To find out more about da Vinci® Robotic Surgery or for a physician referral, please call Consult-A-Nurse® at (850) 864-0213.