Robotic Gynecological Surgery | UnityPoint - Cedar Rapids

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Anamosa, Iowa 52205

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Marion, Iowa 52302

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Robotic Gynecological Surgery

Expect to experience less pain, smaller incisions and recovery time that's cut nearly in half when you chose robotic surgery at St. Luke's over traditional methods.

Robotics at St. Luke's

Our skill with robotics technology is unmatched in the state of Iowa. St. Luke's performs more robotic gynecological procedures than any other hospital in the state. In addition, St. Luke's is one of six Robotic Epicenters in the Midwest - surgeons travel from across the country to St. Luke's to receive special training on the da Vinci® surgical robot from Dr. Jerry Rozeboom, OB-GYN Associates, P.C. and St. Luke's robotic team.

Gynecological surgeries performed using the da Vinci robot:

  • Hysterectomy for benign or malignant disease - Common symptoms include fibroids, abnormal bleeding or endometriosis.
  • Adhesions
  • Myomectomy
  • Tubal Reanastomosis
  • Various Pelvic Relaxation Procedures

Robotic vs. conventional laparoscopic surgery

Robotic techniques can overcome many limitations posed by conventional laparoscopic surgery. Robotic surgery is performed through dime-sized incisions near the abdomen. Fully articulating robotic arms mimic the motions of hands for better dexterity and control, whereas conventional laparoscopic instruments are scopes and long sticks that can't go around corners. Robotic surgery offers surgeons incredible clarity with high-definition 3D pictures, resulting in better visualization and precision. Many patients are back to doing what they love within a week after surgery.

Considering gynecological surgery?

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