Robotic surgery combines the expertise of the surgeons with a robotic surgical system that allows them to make more precise maneuvers than are possible with standard laparoscopic surgery.
The team from Fairfax OB-GYN Associates uses the da Vinci Surgical System for minimally-invasive surgery. The da Vinci has multiple robotic arms with long thin tubes that are inserted through several small incisions. One of the tubes holds a high-definition camera that transmits a sharp image to the surgeon’s console.
Two other tubes control surgical instruments that move as though they’re the doctor’s hands. The surgeon’s console has fingertip controllers. As he moves his hands to perform the surgery, the controllers transmit the surgeon’s hand movements to the robotic instruments.
The da Vinci system contains innovative technology that works together to enable safe and precise surgery.
Visualization: The da Vinci’s enhanced high-definition camera has zoom and 3-D capabilities. As a result, the surgeon views a better image of the tissues than is possible through any other viewing device.
EndoWrist® instruments: These instruments enable fingertip control, fine movement, and a range of motion in the robotic instruments that surpass the movement of human hands. With the robotic arm’s ability to mimic the human hand and fit into very small spaces, the robot can accomplish more than the human hand without the risk of harming surrounding tissues.
The da Vinci Surgical System can perform any type of laparoscopic surgery. However, its greatest benefit is that it allows the doctors at Fairfax OB-GYN Associates to perform complex gynecologic surgeries using a minimally-invasive technique. This list includes some of the most common surgeries performed using the da Vinci:
Performing robotic surgery requires extensive training and experience, and you’ll get both from the team at Fairfax OB-GYN Associates. If you have any gynecologic condition that may require surgery, contact one of the offices or book an appointment online for a consultation to learn more about the benefits of robotic surgery.
To learn more about our robotic surgeons, or to read patient testimonials, please visit http://roboticgynsurgeonsofnova.com.
Fairfax OB-GYN accepts most major insurance plans. Please call any of our offices to inquire about your particular insurance. We also accept self-pay patients and out of network patients and would be glad to assist you in arranging for payment of services. After services are provided, we will be glad to file claims to your insurance company on your behalf. We will assist you in making sure that your insurance pays us timely and appropriately for services we have provided to you. However, please know that ultimately you are financially responsible for payment of bills incurred. Any patient who schedules an appointment and fails to keep that appointment without providing 24 hour notice of cancellation will be responsible for a $100 no show fee. Any inquiries should be directed to the Billing Department at (703) 391-1500.
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