Robotic surgery is one of the greatest advancements in surgery during our lifetime, it enables doctors and gynecologists like Dr. Ayoub to perform minimally invasive surgeries that was not possible with simple laparoscopic instruments. With the robots high definition camera, 10 times magnification and 540 degrees of movement Dr. Ayoub is able to perform surgery that could not be accomplished with traditional methods.
The Da Vinci Surgical System is used in procedures that treat a range of conditions: Bladder Cancer Colorectal Cancer Coronary Artery Disease Endometriosis Gynecologic Cancer Heavy Uterine Bleeding Kidney Disorders Kidney Cancer.
When medication and non-invasive procedures are unable to relieve symptoms, surgery remains the accepted and most effective treatment for a range of gynecologic conditions. These include, but are not limited to, cervical and uterine cancer, uterine fibroids, endometriosis, uterine prolapse and menorrhagia or excessive bleeding.
Traditional open gynecologic surgery, using a large incision for access to the uterus and surrounding anatomy, has for many years been the standard approach to many gynecologic procedures. Yet with open surgery can come significant pain, trauma, a long recovery process and threat to surrounding organs and nerves. For women facing gynecologic surgery, the period of pain, discomfort and extended time away from normal daily activities that usually follows traditional surgery can understandably cause significant anxiety.