Robotic Surgery

What You Should Know about Robotic Atrial Fibrillation Surgery

Millions of Americans have atrial fibrillation, or heart rhythm disorder, and they may or may not even know about it. During atrial fibrillation, at times, the top chambers of the heart do not properly beat. The results could include blood clots, heart attack, and stroke. Many people suffer from strokes since blood will pool in the atria of the heart, turn into a clot and then eventually be pumped out where it could travel to the brain.  » Read more about: What You Should Know about Robotic Atrial Fibrillation Surgery  »


Dr. Renata Ford Brings Robotic Cardiac Surgery to San Antonio

Using the most advanced technology available, da Vinci Surgery provides Dr. Renata Ford with enhanced vision, precision, dexterity and control. Because your doctor performs da Vinci Surgery through a few tiny incisions between the ribs, splitting your breastbone and ribcage is avoided. The da Vinci Surgical System provides surgeons and their patients with a minimally invasive treatment option – often even for complex cases.

Compared to traditional open surgery,minimally invasive da Vinci Surgery provides the following potential benefits to cardiac patients:

Lower risk of major cardiac event during first year after surgery
Less blood loss and need for blood transfusions
Shorter hospital stay
Faster recovery and return to normal daily activities

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