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Robotic Surgery

Surgeons at Adena Regional Medical Center in Chillicothe specialize in robotic surgeries using the da Vinci® Si Surgical System. Learn about the benefits of robotic surgery—smaller incisions, reduced recovery time, and more—and procedures eligible for robotic surgery, including hysterectomies, prostatectomies, gallbladder surgery, and kidney removal.

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Robotic-assisted surgery is an advanced form of minimally invasive surgery that allows the surgeons to perform procedures through several ½-inch incisions rather than a traditional “open” incision that could be 6 inches or longer. In some cases, such as with gallbladder removal and benign hysterectomy, newer single-site instrumentation allows procedures to be performed through just one small incision in the belly button—making surgery virtually scarless!

The benefits of robotic surgery include:

  • Smaller incisions and less scarring
  • Less pain
  • Less blood loss
  • More precise outcomes
  • Shorter hospital stays
  • Faster recovery
  • Fewer post-operative complications and infections

Adena surgeons are now performing robotic-assisted surgery for these procedures:

  • Hysterectomy
  • Prostatectomy
  • Gallbladder surgery
  • Nissen (surgery for reflux)
  • Hernia Surgery
  • Lobectomy and Wedge Resection
  • Pyeloplasty (surgery to remove blockages in the urinary system)
  • Kidney removal
  • Colon Resection

21st Century Campaign: Revolutionizing Surgery in South Central Ohio

Adena Regional Medical Center is the only hospital in southern Ohio to offer robotic-assisted surgery and is committed to continuing to offer the most advanced medical technology for your loved ones, friends and neighbors. You can help continue this mission by supporting the Adena Health Foundation 21st Century Campaign. We have nearly reached our goal to raise $1 million to provide new advanced medical technology, starting first with the implementation and growth of the da Vinci® Robotic Surgery program. Your donation today will help Adena continue to offer leading-edge technology! 

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