What Is Robotic Surgery?
Robotic surgery, or advanced robotic-assisted laparoscopic surgical systems, allows surgeons to perform minimally-invasive surgeries with smaller, more precise hand movements.
Using robotic-assisted technology, Drs. Kimble and Kimble can:
- Get a 3D, high-definition, magnified view inside the body with the help of a laparoscope (a thin tube with a tiny camera and light at the end)
- Use wristed instruments that bend and rotate far greater than the human hand (270 degrees of rotation)
As a result, robot-assisted surgery enables them to operate with enhanced vision, precision, and control. The da Vinci System represents the latest in surgical and robotic technologies. Drs. Kimble and Kimble are 100% in control of the da Vinci System at all times, and the technology allows their hands to move tiny surgical instruments with expert precision.
Which Surgeries Can Be Performed With Robotic Surgery?
At the Women’s Center for Pelvic Wellness, we use robotic-assisted technology to perform advanced pelvic surgeries. This includes surgery for pelvic organ prolapse, fistulas, urinary and fecal incontinence, endometriosis, and fibroids.
What Are the Benefits For Patients?
As an alternative to open surgery and laparoscopy, robot-assisted surgery only requires a few incisions. This allows you to recover sooner and get back to your daily routine much faster.
Additional benefits include:
- Reduced pain
- Lower risk of infection or complications
- Less blood loss (fewer transfusions)
- A shorter stay at the hospital
- Less scarring due to the smaller incisions
- Less chance of urinary incontinence
- Preservation of sexual function
Why Choose the Kimbles for Robotic Surgery?
Not only does the Center provide the latest, most advanced technology, but Dr. David Kimble served as chair of the robotic surgery program at the Albany Medical Center. His wife, Dr. Alexis May Kimble, is also an expert in minimally invasive surgical techniques. If you’re seeking the best robotic surgeons in Southern California, schedule an appointment with Drs. Kimble today.
Robotic Surgery in Southern California
At Women’s Center for Pelvic Wellness, urogyn and aesthetic experts Dr. Alexis May Kimble and Dr. David Kimble can help determine if you are a candidate for robotic surgery or the da Vinci System, specifically. Call the office at (626) 535-0832 or book an appointment using the form below to learn how robotic surgery can be a great alternative to open surgery and laparoscopy with faster recovery and less recovery time.