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VVF is an abnormal fistulous tract extending between the bladder and the vagina that allows the continuous involuntary discharge of urine into the vaginal vault. In addition to the medical sequelae from these fistulas, they often have a profound effect on the patient’s emotional well-being. Symptomatic VVF merits appropriate treatment.

Overview – Robotic Vesico-Vaginal (VVF) Repair

VVF is an abnormal fistulous tract extending between the bladder and the vagina that allows the continuous involuntary discharge of urine into the vaginal vault. In addition to the medical sequelae from these fistulas, they often have a profound effect on the patient’s emotional well-being. Symptomatic VVF merits appropriate treatment. Surgery for vesico-vaginal fistula may be through vaginal or trans-abdominal approach. Traditional transabdominal approach involve 10 to 15 cm of lower midline incision..

Potential benefits of Robotic surgical repair :

  • Significantly less pain
  • Less blood loss
  • Less occurrence of major complications
  • Shorter hospital stay
  • Quicker recovery of bowel function
  • Cystectomy is traditionally performed using an open approach, meaning the surgeon must make a large abdominal incision to access the bladder.
The Da Vinci System

Da Vinci Robotic systems ovecomes the traditional limitations of the open and laparoscopic surgery by Filtering and seamlessly translating the surgeon’s hand movements into precise micro-movements.

The System cannot be programmed and it cannot make decisions on its own. The da Vinci System requires that every surgical maneuver be performed with direct input from your surgeon.

With da Vinci, small incisions are used to introduce miniaturized wristed instruments and a high-definition 3D camera. Seated comfortably at the da Vinci console, your surgeon views a magnified, high-resolution 3D image of the surgical site.