The robotic surgical system provides breakthrough minimally invasive surgical capabilities. A wide variety of benign (non-cancerous) or malignant (cancerous) conditions that affect a woman's reproductive system, consisting of the uterus, vagina, ovaries and fallopian tubes, may be treated with robotic assisted gynecologic surgery.
Minimally invasive surgery is routinely used to treat gynecologic conditions, including fibroid tumors, endometriosis and certain cancers.
As an official Epicenter training site, Saddleback Medical Center hosts gynecologic surgeons from across the nation as they study specialized surgical techniques by observing robotic surgeries in action in our da Vinci operating suite. Saddleback Medical Center and the Epicenter team were chosen as an Epicenter because of their demonstrated dedication, experience, excellence in patient outcomes, and passion for teaching.
Through robotic-assisted visualization, dexterity, precision and control, a surgeon can perform a wide array of procedures through small 1–2 cm incisions. During an operation, the surgeon sits at a console in the surgical suite and directs the robotic arms to perform the surgery. The robot seamlessly and directly translates the surgeon's natural hand, wrist and finger movements from controls at the console to the surgical instruments inside the patient.
When it is determined that surgery is the best option, MemorialCare offers a range of surgical approaches, from traditional open surgery to minimally invasive surgery. We make your needs and patient safety the top priorities and together we make the right choice.
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Our physicians are experienced in providing gynecological care throughout a woman’s life-time. We specialize in treatments for gynecological disorders, including ovarian and cervical cancer, and non-surgical treatment options for uterine fibroids.
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