da Vinci Hysterectomy

da Vinci Hysterectomy

Watch video of Dr. Nelson performing a robotic assisted hysterectomy for endometriosis

Many benign (non-cancerous) conditions can affect a woman’s reproductive  system to the extent where a hysterectomy is advised. Doctors often recommend hysterectomy  when medication or lifestyle changes do not provide a cure or ease your  symptoms.

The most common surgery to treat gynecologic conditions such as heavy  bleeding, fibroids, endometriosis and pelvic prolapse is a hysterectomy – the  removal of the uterus. In fact, one in three women in the U.S. will have a hysterectomy  before she turns 60. While this figure is lower in many other parts of the world, hysterectomy is  still a common procedure worldwide.

Nowadays, many women avoid the large incision and 4-6 week recovery that come with traditional open hysterectomy by choosing minimally  invasive surgery. Standard laparoscopic surgery is minimally invasive, but the  long-handled, rigid instruments can be challenging for surgeons in more  delicate or complex operations.

da Vinci® Hysterectomy

Fortunately, there is a minimally  invasive option for treating gynecologic conditions designed to overcome the  limitations of traditional surgical approaches – da Vinci Surgery.

If  your doctor recommends a hysterectomy to treat your condition, you may be a  candidate for da Vinci Surgery. Using state-of-the-art technology, a da  Vinci® Hysterectomy requires only a few tiny incisions,  so you can get back to your life faster.

The da Vinci System enables your  doctor to perform a minimally invasive hysterectomy even for complex conditions  — with enhanced vision, precision, dexterity and control. da Vinci offers women many potential benefits over traditional surgery, including:

  • Less pain
  • Fewer complications
  • Less blood loss
  • Shorter hospital stay
  • Low risk of wound infection
  • Quicker recovery and return to normal activities


The da Vinci System is a state-of-the-art surgical  platform with 3D, high-definition vision and miniaturized, wristed surgical  instruments designed to help doctors take surgery beyond the limits of the  human hand. By helping doctors to overcome the challenges of traditional  open and laparoscopic surgery, da Vinci is changing the experience of surgery for women around the world.

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If you have  been told you need a hysterectomy, it’s time to ask your doctor about da  Vinci Surgery.

Learn why da Vinci Hysterectomy may  be your best treatment option for a range of gynecologic conditions.

As  with any surgery, these benefits cannot be guaranteed since surgery is specific  to each patient, condition and procedure. It is important to talk to your  doctor about all treatment options, including the risks and benefits. This  information can help you to make the best decision for your situation.  To discuss your options, schedule a consultation with Dr. Nelson at (720) 494-3130.