About one-third of all U.S. women have a hysterectomy by age 60. Sometimes the surgery is conducted as a life saving measure, while other times it’s performed in women who have non-cancerous conditions. If you need to have the procedure done, there are a variety of different methods your doctor can use to conduct the hysterectomy:
- da Vinci Single-Site Surgery/Single Incision
About one-third of all U.S. women have a hysterectomy by age 60.
The da Vinci Single-Site Surgery is a very specialized type of method that uses high tech equipment to perform a virtually scarless procedure. During this type of surgery, doctors remove your uterus and possibly your ovaries and fallopian tubes through your belly button using specialized instruments. Patients who choose da Vinci Single-Site Surgery may experience virtually scarless results, similar to single incision traditional laparoscopy.
As a result of da Vinci technology, da Vinci Single-Site Hysterectomy is designed to offers the following potential benefits:
- Low blood loss
- Low rate of converting to traditional laparoscopy and open surgery
- Low rate of complications
- Short hospital stay
- Small incision for virtually scarless results