Q&a with dr. muffley on da vinci robotic surgery part two of two

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In an earlier post, Dr. Patrick Muffley answered a few of the most common questions about da Vinci robotic surgery. Today, he continues to discuss this pioneering technology.

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Q&a with dr. muffley on da vinci robotic surgery part two of two

  1. 1. Q&A with Dr. Muffley on da Vinci Robotic SurgeryPart Two of Two
  2. 2. Q&A with Dr. Muffley on da VinciRobotic Surgery: Part Two of TwoIn an earlier post, Dr. Patrick Muffley answered a few ofthe most common questions about da Vinci roboticsurgery. Today, he continues to discuss this pioneeringtechnology.
  3. 3. Q&A with Dr. Muffley on da VinciRobotic Surgery: Part Two of Two Question: Is surgery with the da Vinci system better than traditional surgery? Dr. Patrick Muffley: The da Vinci system does offer certain advantages, namely smaller incisions, a reduced risk of infection, shorter hospitals stays, and more rapid recovery times. The system’s robotic camera also provides doctors with a three- dimensional view of the surgery site. Older systems, like laparoscopy, are equipped with two- dimensional cameras.
  4. 4. Q&A with Dr. Muffley on da VinciRobotic Surgery: Part Two of Two Q: Who is a candidate for da Vinci surgery? Dr. Muffley: Most patients, adults and children alike, can be considered for the surgery. However, those who are overweight or those who smoke may experience more discomfort than others, and should discuss their health in greater detail with a doctor.
  5. 5. Q&A with Dr. Muffley on da VinciRobotic Surgery: Part Two of Two Q: Is the da Vinci system approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration? Dr. Muffley: Yes, the FDA has approved the technology for use in a range of procedures, including gynecologic laparoscopic surgeries and general laparoscopic surgeries.
  6. 6. About Dr. Patrick Muffley An obstetrician and gynecologist who practices in Ohio, Dr. Muffley is certified to perform da Vinci robotic surgery.

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