Minimally Invasive Surgery
Dr. Leslie Kardos explains the advantages of the robotic minimally invasive procedure with da Vinci Surgery for gynecologic conditions. To learn more about more check out our section on [da vinci Surgery].
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Traditional prolapse surgery involves a long horizontal incision to gain access to the pelvic organs, but recovery after open surgery is often lengthy. The da Vinci Surgery offers a minimally invasive option using small incisions. Compared to traditional open pelvic surgeries, da Vinci Sacrocolpopexy offers several potential benefits including: Minimal need for blood transfusions Less blood loss Shorter hospital stay [...]
By age 60, one third of all women in the United States will have a hysterectomy. If you have a gynecologic cancer, hysterectomy may be your best treatment option. The type of hysterectomy you have will depend on your medical history, health and the extent or stage of the cancer. Traditional laparoscopic surgery uses small incisions and [...]
Two CPMC Physicians Win Honors from Operation Access Kudos go out to two CPMC physicians who were recognized for their work with a group that provides medical care to patients who don’t have health insurance. Operation Access (OA), which provides free outpatient surgery and specialty care, will honor Michelle Li, M.D., with a Legacy Award [...]
Uterine myomas occur in 25-30% of reproductive age women. They are the cause for many of the 600, 000 hysterectomies performed annually in the U.S. Many women, however, wish to preserve their uterus and their future fertility. The AAGL stated this year that all women needing hysterectomy for benign disease should be offered a minimally [...]
With a 3-D view and greater dexterity, the da Vinci surgical robot offers many advantages. Read more about da Vinci Surgery.