Robotic surgery is an advancement in the medical field where robots are used to do surgeries. This helps in increasing the precision of the surgery, improves flexibility and control over the surgery. They are minimally invasive procedures as the incisions made are tiny. The main drawback of this procedure is it is highly expensive.
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How long does it take for tissues to grow into the mesh after hernia surgery?
Query: Hi doctor, My questions are related to da Vinci bilateral hernia repair with mesh. How long does it take for the tissues to grow into the mesh ultimately? What is the time window for the rejection of the mesh after the surgery? What is the time window for developing an infection after the surgery... Read Full »
Dr. Kagathara Happy Kumar Devkaranbhai
Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.Hernia surgery can be done with two approaches, open surgery or minimal access surgery. The minimal access approach includes either conventional laparoscopic surgery or robotic surgery. Healing allows fibrosis to occur in the surgery area, and the extent of fibrosis is d... Read Full »
Can prostate cancer only be treated through surgery?
Query: Hi doctor, My father is 58 years old. He suffers from frequent urination and urgency to urinate. An ultrasound, blood tests, biopsy, and a bone scan was conducted. Bone scan did not show any metastasis. He was advised to take a pelvis MRI 15-20 days after the biopsy. He was diagnosed with prostate ... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. From the reports submitted (attachment removed to protect patient identity), it is clear that your father has prostate cancer. From MRI, we can know the exact size of the tumor. It will also help in staging and we can get to know is there any spread to the nearby lymph... Read Full »
Can robotic-assisted partial laparoscopy be done on obese patients?
Query: Hello doctor, My husband is obese and requires a robotic-assisted partial laparoscopy. I am worried about his weight 294, height 71 inches and how pneumoperitoneum may affect him during surgery. Currently, he is on Lisinopril 10 mg. There is a possibility of RCC on left kidney 2.5 cm. Read Full »
Dr. Kiran Kumar Kolla Gopalkrishna
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand from your query that you are very worried. It is a major surgery. Hence, all the required guidelines will be followed, at this juncture, I like to know more about your husband habits. Does he smoke? If he smokes, how many in a day? If he does not smoke then... Read Full »