Most endoscopy in Binh Dan Hospital carried out by robot

Ho Chi Minh City-based Binh Dan Hospital yesterday said that 66 endoscopic surgeries  in the last five months were carried out by robots.

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Robot performed endoscopic surgeries for colorectal, kidney, bladder and prostate cancers.
Hospital Deputy Director Nguyen Phuc Cam Hoang said that robotically-assisted operations have high rate of success Due to robotic use, the surgery is done with precision, miniaturization, smaller incisions; decreased blood loss, less pain, and quicker healing time.

Only one patient with kidney cancer underwent open surgery because the tumor is attached with other organs in his body.

By Thanh Son - translated by Uyen Phuong

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