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Robotic partial nephrectomy using the latest Firefly™ technology

Firefly™ is a new technology offered at Life Kingsbury Hospital helping doctors to safely and effectively remove cancer tumours during kidney surgery through fluorescence imaging, assisting surgeons to better identify and remove cancerous tissue while sparing healthy kidney tissue. View full article here.

 

da Vinci X surgery: Life Kingsbury hospital

The da Vinci X is one of the latest models in the da Vinci Robotic Surgical system and Life Kingsbury Hospital has acquired the first model in Africa.

 

Mediclinic Southern Africa: Using the da Vinci Robotic Surgery System to remove an adrenal tumour

The da Vinci Robotic Surgical System helps surgeons perform complex procedures with great precision. In this adrenal gland surgery, doctors needed to remove a tumour without touching it – much like unwrapping a chocolate without crushing or puncturing it.

 

da Vinci robot overview by Mediclinic Southern Africa

How the da Vinci Robotic Surgical System gives colorectal cancer patients a new lease on life. Video by Mediclinic Southern Africa (Facebook)

 

Robot assisted partial nephrectomy by Urology Partners

This animation developed by Urology Partners demonstrates a robotic assisted partial nephrectomy and how the da Vinci robot enhances the precision of the procedure.

 

Robot assisted radical nephrectomy by Urology Partners

This animation developed by Urology Partners demonstrates the procedure involved in a robot assisted radical nephrectomy and how the da Vinci robot enhances the precision of the procedure.

 

Groundbreaking robotic-assisted surgery performed on bladder cancer patient

Watch this documentary video on prostate patient Jacob Venter from Witbank, who underwent successful robotic-assisted surgery to remove his bladder, prostate gland and pelvic lymph nodes. The procedure to treat the highly aggressive cancer was done by urologist Dr Johan Venter at Netcare Waterfall City Hospital in Midrand.

 

Mediclinic Durbanville: Robot-assisted radical prostatectomy with extended nodal dissection

Watch this video on the benefits of robot-assisted radical prostatectomy with extended nodal dissection in advanced prostate cancer performed at Mediclinic Durbanville.

 

Surgeons views on robotic surgery, by Intuitive Surgical

Watch this video about the benefits of using the da Vinci Robotic Surgical System.

 

Intuitive Surgical Corporate and da Vinci Si HD robotic system overview

da Vinci Si HD robotic system is designed to dramatically expand the surgeon’s capabilities and offer state-of-the-art, minimally invasive major surgery with improved outcomes.

 

The da Vinci Si HD robotic system: Mediclinic

The da Vinci Si HD robotic system was introduced at Mediclinic Durbanville to help with complex surgeries such as prostatectomies, using a minimally invasive approach. Dr Gawie Bruwer, a urologist at Mediclinic Durbanville, tells us more.

 

Mediclinic robotic surgery conference (consists of three videos)

Mediclinic is proud to present the state-of-the-art da Vinci Si HD robot, the most advanced platform in minimally invasive surgery available in the world today. Watch this three part conference video by Mediclinic discussing the benefits of robotic surgery.

Part 1: Introduction to Mediclinic robotic surgery conference
Part 2: Urologist, Gawie Bruwer, discussing robotic surgery
Part 3: Oncologist, Dr Nelius van Eeden, discussing robotic surgery