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Endometriosis, also known as endometrial hyperplasia, is a condition in which the endometrial tissue grows outside the uterus, causing scarring, pain, and heavy bleeding. It can often damaging the fallopian tubes and ovaries in the process.

Endometriosis can be treated with medications or surgical interventions. If your doctor recommends surgery – either endometriosis resection or hysterectomy – to treat endometriosis, you may be a candidate for da Vinci® Surgery. Using state-of-the-art technology, da Vinci® Surgery requires only a few tiny incisions, so you can get back to your life faster. The da Vinci® System enables your doctor to operate with enhanced vision, precision, dexterity and control. da Vinci®’s 3D, high-definition vision system allows surgeons to see key anatomy with immense depth and clarity – critical to removing deep endometrial tissue implants.

da Vinci® Endometriosis Resection

da Vinci® Endometriosis Resection allows your surgeon to perform a thorough removal of deeply penetrated or widespread endometrial implants – while preserving your uterus. Unlike conventional open and laparoscopic surgery, da Vinci® Endometriosis Resection offers the added benefit of computer and robotic-assisted technology, with the goal of minimizing the risk of your endometriosis returning.

da Vinci® Endometriosis Resection offers women many potential benefits over traditional laparoscopy, including:

  • Low blood loss
  • Low conversion rate to open surgery
  • Low rate of complications
  • Short hospital stay
  • Small incisions for minimal scarring

da Vinci® Hysterectomy for Endometriosis

If you have decided to have a hysterectomy – removal of the uterus – you may be a candidate for da Vinci® Hysterectomy, a definitive treatment for endometriosis. Potential benefits of da Vinci® Hysterectomy compared to traditional open surgery include:

  • Less blood loss
  • Fewer complications
  • Shorter hospital stay
  • Small incisions for minimal scarring

Potential benefits of da Vinci® Hysterectomy compared to traditional laparoscopic surgery include:

  • Less blood loss
  • Lower conversion rate to open surgery
  • Shorter hospital stay

The da Vinci® System is a state-of-the-art surgical platform with 3D, high-definition vision and miniaturized, wristed surgical instruments designed to help doctors take surgery beyond the limits of the human hand. By helping doctors to overcome the challenges of traditional open and laparoscopic surgery, da Vinci® is changing the experience of surgery for women around the world.

If you have been putting off treatment for endometriosis, it’s time to ask your doctor about da Vinci® Surgery.