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Robotic-assisted surgeries performed at Lutheran General

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Robotic-assisted surgery helps patients recover faster

Patients undergoing a robotic-assisted surgery generally experience less pain and faster recovery. Depending on your procedure, you and your doctor may want to discuss taking advantage of this advanced surgical technology.

At Lutheran General Hospital, the da Vinci® Surgical System is now being used in numerous procedures:


  • Esophagectomy
  • Thoracotomy
  • Thymectomy


  • Abdominal Perineal Resection
  • Appendectomy
  • Coloanal Pull-Through
  • Ilioanal Pull-Through
  • Left & Right Bowel Resection
  • Left & Right Hemicolectomy
  • Rectal Prolapse Repair
  • Small Bowel Resection


  • Thyroidectomy
  • Transoral
  • Uvulopalatopharyngeoplasty


  • Cholecystectomy
  • Gastrectomy
  • Hepatic Resection
  • Pancreatectomy
  • Single Site Cholecystectomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Whipple’s Procedure


  • Hysterectomy
  • Myomectomy
  • Salpingo-Oopherectomy
  • Tubal Re-Anastomosis
  • Sacral Colpopexy


  • Adrenalectomy
  • Cystectomy
  • Nephrectomy
  • Nephroureterectomy
  • Orchiectomy
  • Prostatectomy
  • Pyeloplasty

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