"The potential payoffs [of the da Vinci Surgical System] are impressive: Smaller incisions, less pain, fewer infections and other complications, shorter hospital stays, faster recovery, even improved odds that the outcome of the procedure will be a success."
U.S. News & World Report
"Robotic assisted surgery is safe and effective, and is a new reality for American surgery."
Mark A Talamini, M.D. et al,
"A Prospective Analysis of 211 Robotic Assisted Surgical Procedures, Surgical Endoscopy."
"As a trained surgical oncologist, the da Vinci System has allowed me to offer my patients a better cancer operation with improved clinical outcomes."
Thomas E. Ahlering, M.D.,
Associate Professor of Urology; Director, Urological Oncology
University of California Irvine Medical Center
"In my experience, robotics allows for greater surgical precision which leads to improvements in cancer control, potency and urinary function."
Mani Menon, M.D.,
Director, Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Health System
"After ... deciding upon a radical prostatectomy, I quickly did extensive research regarding my options. When I discovered information about the procedure using the da Vinci Surgical System, I was convinced that this was the only option for me. I was back to work after four and a half weeks and even played racquetball after six weeks."
da Vinci Prostatectomy patient, aerospace design engineer
"I have not taken a Tylenol throughout the entire process..."
da Vinci Prostatectomy patient