A modern approach to weight loss
Robotic surgery gives surgeons greater control, typically meaning a smoother procedure for you. Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center performs bariatric surgery robotically with the da Vinci® Si Surgical System. This system enables your surgeon to operate with enhanced vision, precision, dexterity and control. Here’s how it works: The surgeon uses the computer to control the procedure, and the system’s robotic hands perform the surgical tasks. The da Vinci System features a magnified 3D high-definition vision system and special “wristed” instruments that bend and rotate far greater than the human wrist.
Benefits of bariatric surgery with the da Vinci Si Surgical System
Minimally invasive surgery using the da Vinci Si Surgical System is available if you would like your surgery conducted this way. Instead of a large abdominal incision, da Vinci surgeons make a few small incisions, more like traditional laparoscopy. This can mean a quicker and less painful recovery time for you. It can also mean a shorter time in the hospital. Learn more from your doctor about this procedure.
You can read more about bariatric surgeries in our Health Library.