Enabling surgeons to perform simple and complex operations through a few small incisions, the da Vinci Surgical System is an accepted choice for minimally invasive surgery in GYN procedures. View analysis and evidence of the potential clinical, economic and patient value of adopting this surgical approach.

 

Case Study

Reduced Conversion with Robotic-Assisted Hysterectomy

In a multi-center database study of 6,992 hysterectomy cases, Lim et al. demonstrate that robotic-assisted hysterectomy procedures are associated with a significantly lower conversion rate compared to laparoscopic hysterectomy procedures.

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Webinar

Capitalizing on the Advantages of da Vinci Xi Technology

Kathy Huang, MD of NYU Langone Hospital provides expert insights on how to capitalize on the unique advantages of da Vinci Xi technology in benign gynecology. Learn how going all-in on Xi technology allowed NYU to standardize their program, bringing more efficiency.

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Publication Summary

Better Visualization of Endometriosis Lesions with a Robotic 3DHD Scope

In a randomized trial comparing the results of using a 3DHD robotic scope and a 2DHD laparoscope, robotic visualization resulted in the detection of more histologically confirmed lesions compared to laparoscopic visualization.

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Webinar

For the Benefit of My Patients

Darin Swainston, MD of Summerlin Hospital provides expert insights on why he utilizes the da Vinci Xi & EndoWrist Vessel Sealer in benign GYN cases and the clinical benefits that he feels it brings to his patients.

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Clinical Value

Clinical Impact on Cost of Care of da Vinci Benign Hysterectomy

Since the clearance of the da Vinci Surgical System for gynecology in 2005, more patients are receiving MIS for benign hysterectomy procedures than before. See how key clinical outcomes including complication rates, conversions, readmissions, and length of stay have been impacted and may translate to potential cost savings.

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Webinar

A Road Map for Offering More Patients a Minimally Invasive Option

Thomas Shultz, MD, of Cox Health Systems, describes the adoption of da Vinci Surgery in his gynecology practice. The webinar outlines his instrument configuration with the Vessel Sealer, how he facilitates outpatient discharge, and the importance of capturing your own data.

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An Overview

da Vinci Surgery for Gynecology – A Proven Approach for MIS

See how da Vinci technology helps empower surgeons to offer a single surgical approach for a spectrum of GYN surgeries, from simple to complex pathologies. This detailed overview of the adoption of robotic-assisted MIS for gynecology procedures reviews the technology as well as the potential clinical and economic value of da Vinci Surgery.

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Clinical Outcomes

Clinical Outcomes in GYN Surgery with the da Vinci Surgical System

A comprehensive collection of peer-reviewed published literature regarding the use of robotic-assisted technology in GYN procedures. Use this resource to demonstrate the clinical merits of employing da Vinci Surgery versus other surgical approaches.

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Economic Value

Clinical Benefits Promote Positive Economic Value of da Vinci Surgery in Gynecology

An in-depth evaluation of two surgeons’ decisions to choose robotic-assisted surgery for their patients. In the hands of Thomas Shultz, MD, and Meena Jain, MD,  da Vinci Surgery for benign hysterectomy has been seen to have clinical and potential economic benefits to traditional laparoscopic and open approaches.

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Webinar

Establishing a Culture of Cost Consciousness

Gaby Moawad, MD, of The George Washington University shares his experience of understanding and reducing costs in his robotic-assisted surgery program. Listen to Dr. Moawad explain his strategic and collaborative approach to incorporating da Vinci Surgery at GWU.

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Measurable Value

Clinical Economics References from Leading Gynecology Surgeons

See the Data – Three prominent surgeons present the clinical outcomes and cost savings they have experienced since incorporating da Vinci Surgery into their GYN practices.

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Data Sheet

Outpatient Benign Hysterectomy

Discover the trend towards outpatient benign hysterectomy, the increased reimbursement as of January 1, 2016 for these procedures, and how the data suggests that da Vinci Surgery is appropriate in this setting.

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The Patient’s Perspective

Roni Lowery

da Vinci patient Roni Lowery’s story of undergoing minimally invasive surgery for her gynecologic condition. Hear how a large tumor on Roni’s left ovary was successfully removed by her surgeon, without her having to undergo an open procedure.

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Patient Brochure

da Vinci Surgery for Benign Hysterectomy

Educate your patients about the benefits of undergoing minimally invasive da Vinci Hysterectomy. This brochure outlines all surgical options available, so patients can make an informed decision about their gynecologic care.

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The Patient’s Perspective

Michele Reyes

Michele Reyes, a hysterectomy patient, describes her preparation and recovery from a da Vinci Single-Site® procedure. Her surgeon, Darin Swainston, MD, explains the minimally invasive, virtually scarless approach used, during which all instrumentation is inserted through one incision in Michele’s belly button.

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Patient Brochure

da Vinci Surgery for Benign Hysterectomy with Single-Site Technology

Inform your patients about the use of da Vinci Single-Site Surgery for benign hysterectomy procedures. This brochure explains the hysterectomy surgical approaches including open, laparoscopic, vaginal, and the virtually scarless Single-Site surgical approach.

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How To

Educate & Grow your Referral Network

Physicians are 2x more likely to refer diagnosed candidates to da Vinci surgeons who have reached out previously.* With this document, discover the importance of reaching out to referring physicians to build your da Vinci Surgery program. Includes a comprehensive checklist for your referral outreach plan.

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*Referring physician market research conducted by Intuitive Surgical April-Sept 2014. Data on file.

Webinar

Grow Your Referral Network

Listen to Jeffrey S.Cohen, MD, describe his story of increasing patient referrals for his da Vinci Surgery program. Dr. Cohen presents practical tips on how to engage, build trust, and maintain an ongoing relationship with referring physicians.

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Presentation

Referring Physician Presentation

Demonstrate the benefits of da Vinci Surgery to referring physicians with this presentation, which includes clinical evidence supporting robotic-assisted surgical approaches to GYN procedures and can be personalized with your key information.

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Referral Letter

How to Craft a Surgeon Referral Letter

This helpful resource includes tips for writing referral letters, page layout ideas, and four sample letters, which can be used as different touch points for you to engage with referring physicians.

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Outreach Brochure

Creating a Customized Referral Outreach Brochure

Build a personalized da Vinci Surgery brochure with this template to engage with referring physicians. Develop your material with data and important information to show what your robotic-assisted surgery program has to offer.

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