PRLog - April 25, 2014 - FRISCO, Texas -- The surgical team at Centennial Medical Center in Frisco is proud to provide patients with some of the most minimally invasive surgical options, including the single-incision, robotic-assisted procedure using the da Vinci®Surgical System. During a da Vinci® Single-Site™ surgery, one tiny incision is made in the belly button, approximately one inch long, resulting in a virtually scar-free procedure.
The Food and Drug Administration cleared the specialized Single-Site™
During the procedure, the surgeon sits comfortably at a console, viewing a 3-D, high-definition image of the patient’s anatomy. The surgeon uses controls below the viewer to move the instrument arms and camera. In real-time, the system translates the surgeon's hand, wrist and finger movements into more precise movements of the miniaturized instruments inside the patient.
Unlike traditional robotic surgeries requiring three to five small incisions, this technology allows for a single incision in the belly button where instruments are placed and the procedure progresses. Offering this technologically advanced surgery demonstrates Centennial’s leadership in providing patients with the most minimally invasive surgical options available.
Centennial offers various types of robotic-assisted surgeries at its Frisco location in addition to a wide range of minimally invasive conventional laparoscopic surgeries. For information on robotic and other minimally invasive surgical procedures available at Centennial, contact us at 972-963-3333 or visit our website at www.CentennialMedCenter.com
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About Centennial Medical Center
Centennial Medical Center is a 118-bed full-service hospital that offers an array of services ranging from maternity, radiology and pediatrics to sophisticated services such as neurosurgery, open heart surgery and the latest procedures in joint replacement. Located off Highway 121 and Coit Road, the hospital is easily accessible for its residents when they have a health care crisis. Centennial Medical Center is recognized by numerous organizations for quality care and has been named a Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission, Certified Chest Pain Center by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care, Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology, and Texas 10 Step facility by the Texas Department of State Health Services and Texas Hospital Association. For more information about Centennial Medical Center, the Hospital That Cares Completely, visit www.CentennialMedCenter.com.