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4 Ways That Robot Surgery Is Advantageous

Robotic surgery has revolutionized surgical procedures; with the assistance of robotic technology, surgical precision has been enhanced and patient recovery time has been improved.

Robotic surgery offers surgeons the ability to be more accurately perform surgical procedures than ever before. By utilizing robotic arms and cameras, surgeons can make smaller, more accurate incisions that allow for more precise cuts and thus faster recovery time.  The new technology allows for surgeries to be performed in a minimally invasive way that was virtually impossible 15 years ago. These new procedures are less invasive and thus lead to fewer complications for patients.

Although robotic surgery may be a new concept for many people, the data unequivocally shows that it is by far safer than traditional surgical methods. If you having a surgical procedure performed in the near future, we recommend that you discuss the option of robotic surgery with your doctor.

Here are 4 reasons why you should consider having a robotic surgery procedure

1. Robotic Surgery Is Minimally Invasive

The technology involved in robotic surgery allows for smaller incisions than traditional surgery. The robotic arms used eliminate the natural tremors that exist in the human hand which eliminates the risk of inadvertent punctures by the surgeon that can cause bleeding or other complications. Robotic surgery is especially useful when surgery is required on difficult-to-reach areas of the body or where the presence of vital organs or blood vessels exists.

2. Robotic Surgery Offers Quicker Recovery Time

Because of the minimally invasive nature of robotic surgery, there is less damage to the patient’s body and thus a quicker recovery time. It is important to note that everyone’s body is different and consequently, everyone will have different recovery times. However, on average robotic surgery produces significantly quicker recovery times than traditional surgeries. 

3. There Is Less Blood Loss And Pain Associated With Robotic Surgery

Because of the precision of robotic surgery, there are more accurate incisions and thus, less pain and blood loss associated with the surgery. There are several ramifications of less pain and blood loss including less need for pain medication and less chance of needing a blood transfusion.

There Is Less Blood Loss And Pain Associated With Robotic Surgery

4. Less Chance Of Infection With Robotic Surgery

Because of the accurate nature of robotic surgery, the internal body has less exposure to air, which reduces the chance of infection. Also, as mentioned, with reduced incisions, there is less cutting and less chance of infection associated with open wounds.

About Dr. Lemus-Rangel

Dr. Lemus Rangel is a top Palmdale Surgeon and has over 10 years of experience performing robotic surgery. To learn more about the Palmdale Surgeon, please visit him at his website

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