Robotic Surgery

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with a condition that may require surgery, you owe it to yourself to learn about all your options, including some of the most technologically advanced surgical treatments available using robotic surgery.

Through the use of robotic-assisted surgery, surgeons at East Cooper Medical Center are now able to offer minimally invasive and more precise options for many complex surgical procedures—from knee replacements to cancer treatment.

For most patients, robotic surgery offers numerous benefits including:

  • Reduced post-surgery pain
  • Less blood loss
  • Fewer and smaller scars
  • Increased precision for more accurate joint replacements
  • Faster recovery
  • Shorter hospital stays
  • Lower risk of infection

Robotic surgery could be a great option for the following:

  • Joint replacement
  • Laparoscopy
  • Gynecological procedures
  • Colorectal procedures
  • Urological procedures
  • General surgery including:
    • Hernia surgery
    • Cholecystectomy
  • Spine Surgery

We Were First

East Cooper Medical Center was the first hospital in South Carolina to perform a robotic-arm assisted total knee replacement using Mako®. We now use this advanced technology for total and partial knee replacements as well as total hip replacements. Mako Total Knee Replacement and Mako Total Hip Replacement allow us to treat patients with greater precision—which helps patients get more immediate relief from their pain, gain back their range of motion, and return to the things they love to do.

Spine Surgery at East Cooper

East Cooper is an important center for spine surgery in South Carolina. Highly trained surgeons use robotic guidance in navigation to align with their plan for optimal patient care.

Types of Robotic Surgery

Depending on the condition needing to be treated, East Cooper Medical Center offers different robotic surgery options. These options include:

  • Mako – If you need joint replacement surgery, you may be feeling overwhelmed and uncertain about what to expect. For those living with painful early to mid-stage osteoarthritis, Mako is one of the most advanced orthopedic procedures available today.
  • da Vinci® Xi Surgical System – Designed for a variety of minimally invasive surgical applications, the da Vinci Xi Surgical System allows for superior visualization, enhanced dexterity and improved control. Patients also experience faster recovery.
  • ExcelsiusGPS® – Spine surgeries can be complex and invasive, but with the ExcelsiusGPS robotic navigation system, surgeons can perform minimally invasive procedures with decreased radiation during the procedure.

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