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Unlock the Benefits of Robotic Surgery: Popularity & Advantages

Cancer treatments have come a long way in recent years, and one of the most advanced is robotic surgery.

Despite being relatively new, robotic surgery has already been making waves as an effective way to treat cancer with greater precision and fewer risks than traditional laparoscopic surgery.

But is it really better for cancer? In this blog post, we explore the advantages and disadvantages of robotic surgery for cancerous tumors.

Why Robotic Surgery is Popular For Its Effective Results in Cancer?<br />

Robotic Surgery Over Lap Surgery in Cancer Treatment

Laparoscopic surgery has been the standard cancer treatment for many years, and its success rate is typically very high, depending on the stage of cancer and other factors.

However, robotic surgery offers more Accuracy and Precision due to the advanced technology involved, making it a preferred option in some cases.

Robotic Surgery is well-suited for onco surgical procedures that involve complex access and delicate tissue, such as esophagus surgery, Rectal Cancer Surgery, gastrectomy (stomach cancer removal) and cystectomy (bladder cancer removal).

It can be used to perform more precise resections of tumors in the chest or pelvis area. Additionally, robotic surgery is often used in combination with chemotherapy and radiation therapy to provide accurate target localization.

Take a Deeper Look Inside Robotic Surgery and Understand the Process.

Other areas of application, other than cancer, include spinal fusions, which can involve placing screws and rods into delicate areas of the spine with precision. 

benefits of robotic surgery

The main benefits of Using Robotic surgery for tumor resection include enhanced precision and accuracy, increased visualization of the surgical area, decreased risk of infection, improved patient safety and reduced recovery time.

Robotic surgery also offers greater flexibility in accessing difficult-to-reach areas, allowing surgeons to perform more complex operations with greater confidence.

Additionally, robotic tools can reduce blood loss during surgery by providing a minimally invasive approach while still achieving optimal results.

Studies have shown that the success rate for robotic surgeries surpasses that of laparoscopic surgeries when treating cancerous tumors.

Robotic surgery offers a minimally invasive approach with shorter operative times and lower blood loss, which significantly decreases the risk of complications associated with surgery, leading to better outcomes.

Additionally, robotic surgery allows doctors to access difficult-to-reach tumors with more precision and accuracy.

Question To Ask Regarding Robotic Surgery

  • What experience do you have with performing robotic surgery?
  • Are there any risks involved with this approach?
  • How will this type of procedure affect my level of pain and recovery time?
  • What will be the average length of my hospital stay?
  • How successful is the robotic technique in comparison to traditional methods?


Robotic Surgery is an increasingly popular method for treating cancerous tumors and offers several benefits over traditional surgical methods.

Patients should work with their doctor to determine which option is best suited for their situation.

While robotic surgery has been proven to be a safe procedure, it is important that patients understand the risks associated with any medical intervention before making a decision.

Dr. Aditya Kulkarni

MS, DNB, FRCS, MCh (Surgical Gastroenterology & GI Oncology)

Dr. Aditya Kulkarni is a Consultant of Laparoscopic and Robotic Gastrointestinal, Hepato-biliary-pancreatic, and Cancer Surgeon at the Renowned Oasis Surgery Clinic Pune.

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