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Robotic Surgery Program

The Robotic Surgical Program at Nanavati Super Speciality Hospital offers a wide range of oncological procedures with the expertise of experienced robotically-skilled surgeons. The program is supported by multidisciplinary teams offering advanced robotic surgery treatment for adult and paediatric patients suffering from cancer.

Robotic Surgery has become a new standard of care for many oncological (cancer) specialties including head and neck, thorax and lung, thyroid, gynaecological, gastrointestinal and urological cancers. Our team of internationally-trained oncologists offers an integrated robotics program to deal with complex oncological cases through small incisions with the advantages of enhanced 3-dimensional vision, combined with the precision, dexterity and control of the robotic platform

What Is Robotic Surgery?

Robotic Surgery is a type of minimally-invasive (small incision) surgery that allows surgeons to perform complex operations with high precision and improved outcomes. The surgeons use a computer-controlled robot to assist them in surgical procedures. The surgeon sits at a console and controls instruments within the patients’ body with his/her wrist movements.

What Are The Benefits Of Robotic-Assisted Surgery?

Some of the major benefits of robotic-assisted surgery include:

  • Allows the surgeon to access and operate in confined spaces in the body
  • Faster recovery (a quicker return to normal activities)
  • Greater visibility with the three-dimensional camera and greater camera magnification for viewing intricate anatomy
  • Less blood loss
  • Less pain
  • Lower risk of complications, including surgical site infection
  • Shorter hospital stay
  • Smaller, less visible scars
  • Unmatched precision

What Are The Various Robotic Surgical Programs Offered By Nanavati Cancer Centre?

Cancer can affect any part of the tissues, organs, and structures in the body. The treatment varies for different types of cancer and some cases require surgery as a treatment option.

Nanavati Cancer Centre is equipped with latest Robotic system and facilities, thus offering comprehensive care to a patient suffering from cancer. The advanced technology of the Da Vinci Xi System facilitates our expert surgeons to tackle the most complex cases of malignancy with effectiveness and also provides rapid and faster recovery with better aesthetic outcomes and minimum scarring. The department offers highly advanced Robotic programs including:

Head and Neck Cancer Surgical Program

The program helps to treat various head and neck cancers such as Thyroid Cancers, Oropharyngeal Cancers (base of the tongue, tonsils etc.), Cancers of the Larynx (voice box) and Cancers of Salivary Glands, among others.

Thorax and Lung Cancer Surgical Program

The various surgeries performed under this program including Robotic-assisted Thoracic Surgery (RATS) like lobectomy, pneumonectomy, lung cancer resection, thymectomy and esophagectomy.

Thyroid Cancer Surgical Program

Complex thyroid cancer surgery can be performed using the robotic platform.

Gynae-Oncology Surgical Program

For women diagnosed with gynaecological cancer like endometrial cancer, ovarian cancers, and cervical Cancer, we at Nanavati Cancer Centre offer gynaecological oncology services including robotic procedures like Myomectomies, Hysterectomies, and lymphadenectomy.

Gastrointestinal Cancer Surgical Program

The gastrointestinal oncology team at Nanavati Cancer Centre deals with a range of surgeries including radical pancreatic surgeries, colectomies, gastric and liver resections, etc. for common GI malignancies. These surgeries can be performed with the robotic approach as well.

Urological Cancer Surgical Program

Urologic oncology has been at the forefront of robotic surgery since the beginning. Today, Prostate, Kidney and Urinary Bladder cancer can all be tackled robotically and are associated with improved perioperative outcomes with no compromise in cancer cure. The slender, wristed instruments and magnified view of the robot allow excellent access to urologic organs which are difficult to reach with open or laparoscopic techniques.

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If you think you are facing similar conditions, or have suffered from them in the past, please contact the Nanavati team to schedule an appointment at : +91 22 2626 7500

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