Robotic Surgery Articles


Robotic Surgery Procedures FAQ

24 November, 2014

Most common Robotic Surgery procedures?  The most common procedures executed using Robotic Surgery are: Prostrate Removal Gallbladder Removal Repairing Heart valve Shrinking Stomach Transplanting organ Which procedures have been performed using Robotic Surgery? It is also used for procedures like: Abdominal and colon and rectal conditions like gallbladder cancer, liver cancer, colon cancer, rectal cancer, …


Robotic Surgery FAQ

24 November, 2014

What is Robotic Surgery? Robotic Surgery is a minimally invasive surgery that is robotically assisted.  It is also known as a computer assisted surgery. In this surgery, the doctors take the help of robotic arms that have small tools attached. The surgeon then controls this robotic arm with the help of a computer and performs …


da Vinci Robotic Surgery: Risks & Complications

20 November, 2014

A lot has been discussed about the advantages and limitations of da Vinci robotic surgery and the possibilities that it has of giving a great back up to the laparoscopic processes.  A topic of debate and discussion that often comes up in relation with robotics surgery is whether it can withstand the test of time …


Robotic Surgery vs Laparoscopic Surgery

20 November, 2014

We are all aware of robotic technology being used to support and drive laparoscopic techniques in surgery these days. There have been many propositions of using the same technology in driving open surgeries and while medical engineering students are yet to come up with such solutions, we run a quick comparison between the processes of …


Robotic Surgery: Pros & cons

20 November, 2014

Minimally invasive surgeries come as a respite to all those patients who dread the idea of going into a state of unconsciousness after a dose of general anesthesia and being operated upon by a team of doctors who gain access to his or her internal organs through a single large abdominal incision. The idea of …


Da Vinci Robotic Surgical System FAQ

24 November, 2014

What is Da Vinci Robotic Surgical System? The Da Vinci robotic surgical system is an automated system that accomplishes all laparoscopy related surgical procedures through the use of a robot with four arms. The system is developed around the fact that technology can be used to add precision, comfort, accuracy and pain-less to minimally invasive surgery. …


Minimally Invasive Surgery vs Open Surgery

20 November, 2014

Surgery is often the only option left after prolonged illness or late diagnosis of an infarction in its advanced stages. In this article, we shall compare the most important aspects of open surgery and minimally invasive surgery. Open Surgery As is well-known, open surgery is the traditional method of treating target internal organs by gaining …


Da Vinci Robotic System Training

20 November, 2014

Our understanding of minimally invasive surgery is often limited to laparoscopic operations. We tend to miss out the fact that robotic surgeries are the second most commonly used form of minimally invasive surgeries. And robotic surgeries are undertaken by specialized surgeons, who along with having due training in minimally invasive processes are further specialized to …


Minimal Access Surgery: What You Need To Know

12 March, 2014

What is minimal access surgery? Minimal access surgery (MAS), also called laparoscopic surgery, is one that is done through one or more small incisions in the body cavity instead of a large incision. Surgeons pass special instruments fitted with camera (known as laparoscope) that allow them to access and view the area in question better than …


Laparoscopic Hysterectomy Surgery

11 March, 2014

What is Hysterectomy? A hysterectomy is the most commonly performed gynaecological procedure that involves the surgical removal of the uterus. Hysterectomy may be complete (removal of the uterus body, fundus and cervix) or partial (removal of the uterus body, leaving the cervix intact). Hysterectomy may be performed as an open surgery (abdominal hysterectomy, most commonly …


Which Is Better: Robot Assisted Surgical Arms or Surgeon’s Hands?

20 November, 2014

The popularity of laparoscopic techniques and the introduction of robotic surgery has made it easy for surgeons to guarantee minimally invasive procedures to patients wherein they will experience low pain levels. As is well-known, robotics surgery uses robotic arms to perform the surgery. These robotic arms are connected to the surgeon console and follow the …


How well do you know the Da Vinci Robot?

20 November, 2014

Ever since robotics surgery became popular, the medical fraternity has revealed the immense possibilities of making specialized surgery processes automated through the use of the main machine in this technology – the da Vinci robot. Practitioners of robotic surgery in India, China, Japan and other developing countries are able to put the process as the …


2 Popular Minimally Invasive Surgical Techniques

20 November, 2014

Medical history has been witnessing tremendous growth and innovation in the past few decades. The introduction of minimally invasive surgeries has reduced the hassle and fear of open surgeries for surgeons and patients respectively. It is only a matter of time when the world hopes to find more and more surgical solutions that reduce operating …


Why Choose Minimally Invasive Surgeries?

15 September, 2014

Stones in the kidney, bladder or ureter generally require a surgery to extract the obstruction. The surgeries that are used for such cases are extremely common and barely affect the body. Such procedures are called minimally invasive surgeries as they are carried out by entering through an existing body cavity or anatomical opening. This ensures …


Brain Tumor Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

26 March, 2019

Generally, cells in our body ages die and are replaced by the new ones. But with cancer, this cycle is disrupted. Brain tumor cells grow and unlike other normal cells, they don’t die. Eventually, cancerous cells keeps growing and more cell are added to this abnormal mass of tissue. Similarly, brain cancer is an abnormal …


4 most common treatments for neurological disorders

25 August, 2014

A disorder of the body’s nervous system is deemed as a neurological disorder. Various abnormalities in the brain or spinal cord (like electrical, structural, biochemical or electrical) can manifest themselves in a variety of symptoms like muscle weakness, paralysis, seizures, confusion, pain and poor coordination. Neurological disorders are many (over 600), out of which some …


Worried about Prostate Cancer? Here are 6 ways to treat it

28 March, 2014

Prostate is the male sex gland located just below the bladder and in front of the rectum, and is responsible for the production of an alkaline secretion. Prostate cancer is among the most treatable malignancies if detected in the early stages. Routine screening and innovative technology has improved the diagnostic abilities and minimized the side effects …


Hysterectomy in Women: Complications & more

24 March, 2014

What is hysterectomy? Hysterectomy refers to the surgery for removal of uterus (womb, the area where a baby grows in a pregnant woman) in a woman, either partially or completely. There are different types of hysterectomy, and the type of surgery for a patient is determined by her medical history and reason for surgery: Partial …


Uterine Fibroids – Treatment & Complications

30 November, 2013

About Uterine Fibroids Fibroid Uterus or Uterine Fibroids are very common with women and most of the times they are too small to cause any problems. These are round or semi-round shaped benign tumors found in the uterus, made of the same smooth fibers as the myometrium or uterine wall. Though, at times they are comparatively …

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