da Vinci Surgery

da Vinci Surgery Facts

  • More than 1.5 million da Vinci procedures have been performed worldwide since 2000
  • 100% of top-ranked U.S. hospitals own at least one da Vinci System
  • #1 minimally invasive surgical option for hysterectomy in the U.S.1
  • Used in 4 out of 5 radical prostatectomies in the U.S.2

Clinical Evidence

With thousands of peer-reviewed publications examining the use of the da Vinci Surgical System in a wide range of surgeries, the breadth and depth of literature on da Vinci Surgery is extensive. Learn more.

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  1. Hospital Inpatient Facility and Outpatient Estimates Reports - Truven Health Analytics (formerly Thomson-Reuters).
  2. Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP), Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 2011.

When Is Single-Site Technology Used and What Are the Risks?

da Vinci Surgery with Single-Site® Instruments is cleared for use in gallbladder removal, and for hysterectomy and ovary removal for benign conditions. Patients who are not candidates for non-robotic minimally invasive surgery are also not candidates for da Vinci Surgery, including da Vinci Surgery with Single-Site Instruments. There may be an increased risk of incision-site hernia with single-incision surgery, including Single-Site surgery with the da Vinci System.

Important Safety Information

Serious complications may occur in any surgery, including da Vinci® Surgery, up to and including death. Individual surgical results may vary. Patients should talk to their doctor to decide if da Vinci Surgery is right for them. Patients and doctors should review all available information on non-surgical and surgical options in order to make an informed decision. Please also refer to http://www.daVinciSurgery.com/Safety for Important Safety Information.

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100% of the top 50 cancer, urology and gynecology hospitals ranked by U.S. News and World Report 2013 use da Vinci Surgical Systems. Patients were not compensated for their participation.

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* Important Patient Safety Information.