Robot Assisted Surgery Procedures
What to Expect
Robot Assisted Surgery in Canada
Robot Assisted Surgery has been successfully used to treat over 45,000 patients within Canada since 2003. Leveraging this technology, surgeons of multiple specialties provide patients with a range of cancer and benign conditions minimally invasive care.
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Patients and Health care professionals share their experience with robot assisted surgery.
Aubrie Nelson is an emergency nurse from Victoria. She’s married with two young boys, AJ and Ivan. In the Spring of 2014, Aubrie was diagnosed with a rare type of cancer in her salivary gland that was not responsive to radiation.
Future of Surgical Innovation
The multi specialty team at St Joe’s Hospital in Hamilton describe how minimally invasive robot assisted surgery is benefiting their cancer patients daily.
Funding Atlantic Canada's first surgical robotics program at the QEII
Robot-assisted surgery is a cancer treatment option that’s never been available, here, in Atlantic Canada…until now.
Prostate Cancer Diagnosis and Minimally Invasive Treatment
M. Regis Labeaume, the Mayor of Quebec City, discusses his prostate cancer diagnosis and his positive experience with minimally invasive robot assisted surgery (French)
Robot Assisted Surgery Program dedicated to Womens Health
Dr. Helen Steed describes the impact the team a Lois Hole Hospital in Edmonton has had on womens lives in provided minimally invasive robot assissted surgery for cancer.
Advantages of Robot Assisted Surgery
In a Health Podcast Dr. Shannon Salvador talks about robot assisted assisted surgery and its impact on patients, surgeon training and the future of surgery.