More than two out of three patients require no narcotics after surgery and are able to manage pain with only ibuprofen, acetaminophen or no pain medication at all.
Perioperative nurses at Cleveland Clinic work in a dynamic environment where more than 200,000 surgeries are performed each year. To ensure they are ready, they receive a solid base of training.
A minimally invasive robotic repair technique for this form of mitral valve disease matches the outcomes of open repair with shorter length of stay. It’s now our standard treatment for most patients.
Robotic assistance has significantly shaped thoracic surgery and outcomes. We survey emerging applications and advice for integrating robotics into practice.
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Innovations in robotic surgery are one of our top 10 medical innovations for 2019.
A new single-port robotic surgical system has potential to overcome restrictions with existing platforms, making robotic laparoendoscopic surgery possible through a single 1 inch incision.
When a rare tumor is found between the subclavian artery and brachial plexus, the case for minimally invasive intervention is strong. This 90-second video shares rare robotic experience in this setting.
Got a patient who’s curious about robotically assisted heart surgery? Share the essentials — and some reassurance — with this richly visual three-minute video.
Indications for robotic partial nephrectomy are expanding to include more complex renal masses. Watch this video for an example: achieving local cancer control with transperitoneal robotic surgery for T3 tumor invading the sinus fat.
Robotic hernia repair is now an option for more patients. Ajita Prabhu, MD, explains.