da Vinci® Xi Robotic Surgery

da Vinci® surgical procedures offer numerous potential benefits over traditional surgical approaches including a shorter hospital stay, less pain, faster recovery, quicker return to normal activities, less risk of wound infection, less blood loss, and less scarring.

Minimally Invasive Robotic-Assisted Surgery

Singing River Health System supports the latest state-of-the-art surgery procedures using the da Vinci® Surgical System at all hospital locations in Pascagoula, Ocean Springs and Gulfport.

Robotically assisted surgery represents the very latest in surgical technology and advancement. While it is a relatively new development, over 1.5 million surgical procedures have been performed using the technology with great success.

Benefits of Robotic Surgery

  • More complex procedures can be performed laparoscopically
  • Reduced scarring, smaller incisions
  • Shorter average hospitalization times
  • Reduced risk of wound complications
  • Reduced post-operative pain
  • Greater control of the medical devices than in traditional laparoscopic surgery
  • The surgeon has a better, 3D visualization of the surgical field
  • The dexterity and range of motion of the robotic arm is greater than that of traditional laparoscopic devices

Possible Risks and Considerations

  • Not all patients will qualify including those who are morbidly obese
  • The procedure is sometimes longer in length than traditional laparoscopy
  • The risks of any major surgical procedure still apply

Robotic-Assisted Procedures Offered

  • Radical Prostatectomy
  • Nephrectomy
  • Pyeloplasty
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Cystectomy
  • Ureterectomy
  • Hysterectomy
  • Single-Site Hysterectomy
  • Oopherectomy
  • Colposacropexy
  • Cholecystectomy
  • Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair
  • Colectomy

Some of Singing River Health System’s partners utilizing the da Vinci surgical system include Mississippi Coast OB/GYNGulf Coast OB/GYNVice OB/GYN, South Mississippi Surgeons and South Mississippi Urology.