Robotic Surgery, Minimal-incision Optimal results
With medical technology is growing rapidly, surgical robots began venturing into the operating room.
“Robotic surgery is the use of highly advanced robot in helping surgeons to perform a very complicated surgery,” said Consultant Colorectal and General Surgeon Dr Ng Kheng Hong.
According to Hong, robotic-assisted minimally invasive surgery signify technological advances for a wide range of traditional procedures that require open surgery.
This all allows the surgeon to perform complex operations through small incisions. Of course, this reduces the level of suffering of patients and help improve surgical outcomes for patients maximum.
“The use of robots is quickly penetrated various surgical procedures over the past 10 years. Surgical robots have been used for heart bypass, removal of the prostate, stomach cancer, colon cancer (colorectal cancer), thyroid gland, and so on. In the prostate surgery, the use of robots is now widely accepted and recognized as the standard of care, “said Hong.