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Newport Beach, CA 92663
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da Vinci robotic surgery

da Vinci Robotic Colorectal Surgery

colon robotic surgeryIf you have been diagnosed with a colon condition such as colon cancer or diverticulitis, Dr. Babak Rad may recommend surgery. Surgery to remove all or part of the colon is known as a colectomy. Dr. Rad may recommend that the colectomy be performed with the assistance of the da Vinci Robotic system.

What is da Vinci Robotic Surgery?

da Vinci robotic surgery is a minimally invasive treatment option used for treating a variety of colorectal conditions. Instead of a large abdominal incision used in open surgery, da Vinci surgeons make just a few small incisions - similar to traditional laparoscopy.

The da Vinci System features a magnified 3D high-definition vision system and special wristed instruments that bend and rotate far greater than the human wrist. The da Vinci device enables Dr. Rad to operate with enhanced vision, precision, dexterity and control.

Benefits of da Vinci Robotic Surgery

As a result of da Vinci technology, da Vinci Colectomy offers the following potential benefits:

  • Precise removal of cancerous tissue
  • Low blood loss
  • Quick return of bowel function
  • Quick return to a normal diet
  • Low rate of complications
  • Short hospital stay
  • Small incisions for minimal scarring

State-of-the-art da Vinci uses the latest in surgical and robotics technologies and is beneficial for performing complex surgery. The surgeon is 100% in control of the da Vinci System, which translates hand movements into smaller, more precise movements of tiny instruments inside your body. da Vinci – taking surgery beyond the limits of the human hand.

How Do I Know da Vinci Robotic Surgery is Right for Me?

If you are diagnosed with a colon condition that requires surgery, Dr. Rad will review all of your treatment options. Minimally invasive options, such as da Vinci robotic surgery, offer a safe treatment option that allows for a quick recovery. Dr. Rad is specially trained to use the robot and able to perform surgical procedures that are safe and effective.

We provide the information needed to make an informed decision about da Vinci robotic surgery and we support you through your operation, recovery, and any potential follow-up treatment.

For any questions or to schedule an appointment at our Orange County / Newport Beach, CA office, please call (949) 791-6767 .