Over the last 20 years, technology within the surgical field has evolved at a dramatic speed. Minimally invasive surgery allows smaller incisions with better visualization of structures. Moreover, it provides less blood loss and faster recovery for patients. Pain management is easily managed by patients. All together allows an easy return to daily activities without worsening of outcomes.
Robotic surgery was introduced during the last 10 years. Besides the previously mentioned advantages, it provides a 3D view of the surgical field as well as a detailed dissection of tissues.
The main advantages of robotic surgery are: