There is a range of gynecologic conditions that women face throughout the pre- and post-menopausal years. Whether its heavy menstrual bleeding, incontinence, or more aggressive conditions such as cancer, sometimes medication and other non-surgical treatments are unavailable or unable to ease your symptoms. If your doctor recommends surgery to treat your gynecologic condition, da Vinci® surgery may be an option for you.
Our world class, board certified surgeons at St.Vincent are using the robotic-assisted da Vinci Surgical System to treat a variety of gynecologic conditions such as cervical and uterine cancer, uterine fibroids, endometriosis, uterine prolapse, and menorrhagia (excessive bleeding).
See what St.Vincent Nurse Practitioner and 338-4HER blogger Julie Schneiders, NP, MSN is saying about da Vinci surgery for gynecologic conditions.
While traditional gynecologic surgery, using a large incision, has been the standard approach for many years, the recovery is often more painful, longer, and may include significant time away from normal daily activities. The da Vinci robotic surgery is an innovative, state-of-the-art surgical platform that is solely controlled and operated by your surgeon who is able to more precisely target the anatomy.
Patients who choose the less invasive da Vinci-assisted procedure experience the following benefits:
Read more about the benefits and outcomes from da Vinci® surgery.
At St.Vincent, our doctors are performing the following surgeries using the da Vinci Surgical System:
St.Vincent is the first Indiana hospital to use the da Vinci Surgical System to treat cervical insufficiencies, which often lead to miscarriage or preterm birth in the second and third trimesters. Read more.
Find a St.Vincent doctor using the da Vinci Surgical System.