Tag: da Vinci Surgical System

da Vinci Myomectomy: Removing Fibroids With Minimally Invasive Surgery

Posted by Dr. Paul Corsi MD - May 31, 2011 - Gynecology
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Fibroid tumors are one of the most common reasons women undergo hysterectomies.  In fact, one in every four women have fibroid tumors. Most fibroids are not problematic, but when fibroids become large or are located in certain areas of the uterus, fibroids can become bothersome. They cause heavy menstrual bleeding and pressure sensation on the [...]

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da Vinci Hysterectomies Offer Many Advantages

Posted by Dr. Paul Corsi MD - April 13, 2011 - Gynecology
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Background on Hysterectomies Each year more than half a million women in the United States undergo a hysterectomy, or surgical removal of the uterus. One in three women will experience the surgical procedure before she turns 60. Hysterectomy is the second most common surgical procedure for women and is performed to treat a number of [...]

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The Oakland Press Interviews Dr. Paul Corsi on Robotic Surgery System Utilization for Gynecological Procedures

Posted by Associated OBGYN - July 5, 2009 - News and Events
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Published: Sunday, July 5, 2009 By Jillian Kushner, Special to The Oakland Press Robotic surgery performed on Intuitive Surgical’s da Vinci system has been gaining popularity in the fields of urology, neurology, cardiology and now gynecology since the Food and Drug Administration approved the system in 2005. Five years ago, just 5 percent of prostates [...]

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