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Transforming HealtHcare Surgical Upgrade New robot assistant provides unparalleled precision and the best possible results G and efficiency in the operating room, many of which translate to patient benefits. Some of the features include: • Enhanced 3-D, high-definition vision of operative field with up to 10x magnification • Superior visual clarity of tissue and anatomy • Surgical dexterity and precision far greater than the human hand Together, these technological advancements provide surgeons with unparalleled precision, dexterity and control that enable a minimally invasive approach for many complex surgical procedures. “We believe that the new features of the da Vinci Si system will help our surgeons provide the best possible outcomes for our patients and is proof of our commitment to provide our community access to the latest advancements in minimally invasive surgery,” says Lea Bay, president of Gwinnett Medical Center–Duluth. Da Vinci’s advanced level of technology takes surgery beyond the limits of the human hand. This acquisition complements GMC’s goal of extending minimally invasive surgery to the broadest possible base of patients. It can be used for a multitude of procedures, including prostatectomy (prostate removal), hysterectomy (uterus removal), myomectomy (fibroid removal), sacrocolpopexy (pelvic floor prolapse treatment), lobectomy (lung removal), hiatal hernia repair and esophageal surgery. See How We’re Improving Surgery Gwinnett Medical Center–Duluth is committed to offering a broad range of alternatives to conventional open surgery procedures. For more information about the newest robotic surgery technology at GMC, visit or call 678-391-4264. Surgeons command the da vinci Si from a nearby console. 56 Sprin G 2 013 da vinci photo ©2013 intuitive Surgical inc. online winnett Medical Center is committed to offering its patients the latest technological advancements in surgery that are proven to minimize scars, pain, recovery and instances of infection. In early 2009, GMC–Duluth began offering minimally invasive robotic surgery using the da Vinci Surgical System as an alternative to conventional open surgery. Continuing to offer patients the best in minimally invasive surgery, GMC–Duluth has recently upgraded to the new da Vinci Surgical System Si. The da Vinci Si has several unique features designed to provide additional clinical benefits

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Vim & Vigor - Spring 2013 - Gwinnett Medical Center

Vim & Vigor - Spring 2013 - Gwinnett Medical Center
Phil’s Feature
Where Lasting Weight Loss Begins
Open Heart Surgery Journey
You’re the Star
Lighten Up!
Have No Fear
Work It!
Diane Keaton
What Are the Chances?
9 Symptoms Never to Ignore
When Allergies Attack
Virtual Health
PrimeTime Health
Aiding Babies
Back on Top
Out of the White Coat
Transforming Healthcare

Vim & Vigor - Spring 2013 - Gwinnett Medical Center