For many patients approaching surgery, it is often difficult to visualize what is entailed in a specific surgical procedure. To give prospective da Vinci ® Prostatectomy patients a better understanding of the advances made by robotically-assisted minimally invasive surgery, we have produced the following video presentation. This video offers a three-dimensional simulation of the male reproductive anatomy, the enabling technology—the da Vinci ® Surgical System—and the procedure itself.
Click on the image to the left or the link below to begin the video presentation. You will need to have Windows Media Player installed on your computer.
Reprinted with permission, courtesy Intuitive Surgical. Posted: March 22, 2006. Copyright © 2006. All rights reserved. More Info