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da VinciĀ® Surgery for Rectal Cancer

If your doctor recommends surgery to treat rectal cancer, you may be a candidate for minimally invasive da Vinci Surgery. Using the most advanced technology available, the da Vinci Surgical System enables your doctor to perform this delicate operation through a few tiny incisions with breakthrough vision, precision, dexterity and control.  da Vinci offers patients facing rectal cancer surgery (low anterior resection and APR) such potential benefits as:

  • Excellent clinical outcomes for cancer control
  • Quick return of bowel function
  • Fast return to diet
  • Less blood loss
  • Shorter hospital stay
  • Fast recovery time

The da Vinci System is a state-of-the-art surgical platform with 3D, high-definition vision and patented surgical instruments that takes surgery beyond the limits of the human hand. By overcoming the challenges of traditional open and laparoscopic surgery, da Vinci is changing the experience of surgery for people around the world.