Robotic surgery is often called as da Vinci surgery. Robotic surgery is a heart surgery in which surgeons do heart surgery through tiny instruments and robot-controlled tools.
Robotic surgeries has numerous applications in various heart-related procedures, including coronary artery bypass, valve surgery, heart defect repair, cardiac tissue ablation, and tumor removal.
Benefits of Robotic Surgery
• To remove tumors in the heart
• Treat congenital heart conditions
• Repair or replace leaky or stiff heart valves
• Correct atrial fibrillation, a common type of arrhythmia
• Procedure is minimally invasive when compared with open-heart surgery
• Quick healing
• Fewer ricks compared with open-heart surgery
• Less trauma to the patient, including less pain
• Shorter hospital stay (usually 3 to 4 days)
• Decreased use of pain medications
• Less bleeding
• Decreased risk of infection
Risks of Robotic Surgery
The individual should undergo a series of procedures before Robotic Surgery, during which the patient age, medical history, demographics and lifestyle will be reviewed.
There are always risks involved in Robotic Cardiac surgery, including:
• Heart attack