Centennial Medical Center to Offer Minimally Invasive Procedures with da Vinci® System

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FRISCO, Texas - April 25, 2014 - PRLog -- 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™ instruments for use with the da Vinci Surgical System in December 2011. By introducing the technology at Centennial, surgeons are able to offer procedures with a faster recovery rate, less time lost from work, low blood loss and less pain during recovery.

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

About da VinciSurgery withSingle-Site™

da Vinci Surgery with Single-Site™ Instruments is cleared for use in gallbladder removal, and for hysterectomy and ovary removal for benign conditions. Patients who bleed easily, have abnormal blood clotting, are pregnant or morbidly obese are typically not candidates for minimally invasive surgery, including da Vinci Surgery with Single-Site™ Instruments. The safety and effectiveness of this device for use in the performance of general laparoscopic abdominal surgery procedures have not been established.

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.
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