Minimally Invasive Robotic Assisted Surgery for Cancer
Robotic Surgeon in Chandigarh – The latest modality for treatment of colorectal, pelvic and gynaecology cancers these days is Robotic Surgery. This modality is the latest method to treat various colorectal, uterine, cervical and ovarian cancer! It uses very small incisions in the abdomen to operate on these cancers with the help of a robot driven by the surgeon.
The advantages are minimum access resulting in almost no scars, very little post operative pain, early recovery and discharge as well as early return to your workplace! Robotic surgery, allows surgeons to perform many types of cancer procedures with more precision, flexibility and control than is possible with conventional techniques. Robotic surgery is actually a minimally invasive surgery — procedures performed through tiny incisions.
The advantages include increased precision, visibility and ease for the surgeon. Thus complex surgeries can now be done with more ease! Patients post operative recovery is excellent and can go home earlier at many instances! The scars are very tiny and thus there is very little pain!
Colorectal Cancer and Robotic Surgery
Robotic colorectal surgery with the Da Vinci® robot, helps in surgery for colon and rectal cancer with fine precision, 3D vision and magnified view.
Its main advantage over open surgery is the avoidance of big incisions. It allows for less blood loss, shorter hospital stay and faster recovery compared with open surgery. It is a very good procedure for low Rectal cancers as the big incision on the abdomen in the abdominal part of surgery is avoided.
Common colorectal conditions which can be operated with robotic surgery are:
- Inflammatory Bowel Disease (ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease)
- Colon Cancer
- Rectal Cancer
Advantages of Robotic Surgery for the patient
Robotic surgery offers many benefits to patients compared to open surgery!
- Shorter hospitalization.
- Less pain and discomfort.
- Faster recovery time and return to normal daily activities.
- Better cosmetic results because of smaller incisions
- Less blood loss.
- Less chances of infection
Dr. Rajeev Kapoor is a Robotic Surgery Specialist in Chandigarh. He is a highly experienced and has successfully performed many robotic surgeries in Chandigarh, Mohali. Book your appointment for consultation. Call at +91-9876-507-444 to get the best robotic surgery doctors.