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Da Vinci robot performs gynecological operation in Lviv, first time in Ukraine

Source : 112 Ukraine

The operation was successful
15:44, 8 July 2021

Performing an operation
Clinical Ambulance Hospital of Lviv/Facebook

For the first time in Western Ukraine, medics performed a gynecological operation using a robotic Da Vinci system. This was reported on the Lviv Clinical Ambulance Hospital website.

The patient is a 19-year-old girl who suffered from constant pelvic pain and menstrual irregularities for 2 years, she was also diagnosed with infertility.

After a thorough examination, specialists found a dermoid cyst of the right ovary. This is a benign tumor, often treated surgically. Usually such a cyst is formed since birth.

Taking the patient's age and illness into account, doctors decided to perform surgery using a robotic Da Vinci system. The use of micro-tools and high-definition 3D images allowed specialists to remove the cyst with just a few small punctures.

Performing an operation
Clinical Ambulance Hospital of Lviv/Facebook

The procedure was successful, and the girl was discharged from the hospital on the second day after the surgery.

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As it was reported earlier, in November 2020, Lviv Clinical Ambulance Hospital received a modern American device for complex operations - a robot surgeon Da Vinci. After passing certification in December last year, the Da Vinci robot performed the first surgery on the living patient in Ukraine. In March, the Da Vinci robot operated on a 13-year-old girl for the first time in Ukraine.

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