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St. John's Hospital Acquires Latest Technology in Robotic-Assisted Surgery
Date:7/23/2009

on to operate through a console adjacent to the operating table that provides a three-dimensional view, allowing for the depth perception necessary to manipulate tissue. Unlike normal laparoscopic surgery, the surgeon has a full-range of motion and the same direct eye-hand instrument alignment found in open surgery.

"The advantage to robotic surgery is that surgeons can operate in a very small incision as if our hands are right there," said Dr. Schwartz. The daVinci system performs more than 1,300 safety checks per second during a procedure, ensuring a failsafe operation. "Because of the advanced technology involved with the robot, patient safety is maximized. If there are problems with the robot, it can be undocked and a normal laparoscopic procedure can be completed," added Dr. Schwartz.

St. John's has been a leader in robotic surgery since 2004 with seven surgeons who've undergone specialized training currently using the daVinci at St. John's. They are supported by 18 specially trained clinicians from the hospital's surgical staff. More than 300 patients have undergone a robotic surgical procedure at St. John's. Typically, those patients have found their recovery times were faster and they were up and resuming normal daily activity more quickly with less risk of complications.

For more information and to view photos and a video about St. John's robotics program, please visit www.sjrobot.org.

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