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Is Robotic Surgery Safe?

Is robotic surgery safe? This new surgical method is being performed across the country to treat a range of health concerns.

What Is Robotic Surgery?

The most commonly used robotic surgical system utilizes a mechanical arm to perform surgery.

The arms of the robotic surgical system are controlled at a computer to move the surgical instruments during the surgery.

What are the Benefits of Robotic Surgery?

The nature of robotic surgery provides a high definition and magnified comprehensive view of the surgical location.

Surgeons who perform surgeries using this system prefer it because it enhances precision levels and provides the best view of the treatment area.

In fact, many surgeons favor robotic surgery as they believe it yields fewer complications, less blood loss, smaller scars, and a quicker patient recovery period.

Is Robotic Surgery Safe?

Risks from orbit surgery differ from those associated with conventional surgical methods.

Because of the nature of robotic surgery, you can expect a very low risk for infection or other complications making it a safer alternative to traditional surgery.

Who Is a Good Candidate for Robotic Surgery?

The only way to truly know if you are a good candidate for robotic surgery is to seek the services of a board-certified surgeon with extensive experience performing robotic surgery.

Your doctor should be able to discuss your many surgery options including minimally invasive surgery and traditional surgery for your particular health concern.

Where to Learn More About Robotic Surgery

At Northern Virginia Surgical Specialists our surgical practice has been in continuous service to Northern Virginia for over 60 years.

Our six surgeons are all university trained and board-certified in surgery.

We are dedicated to providing expert care for our patients and that is why we are constantly growing to learn the latest surgical methods including robotic surgery.

If you would like to learn more about robotic surgery at Northern Virginia Surgical Specialist, visit our website today or contact us to schedule a consultation with a member of our team, 540-347-2805.

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