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Over the past ten years robotic surgery has become more common in operating rooms across the country used mostly in urology and gynecology department.
Robotics are now finding a place and plastic surgery.
Doctor -- sell over an assistant professor of plastic surgery at MD Anderson Cancer Center.
Is revolutionizing breast cancer reconstruction.
With -- the Vinci technologies.
I started using it in 2008 as a resident to develop some of these techniques and really have and the person driving.
Application plastic surgery.
That being said there is a huge amount of enthusiasm.
For about -- plastic surgery.
Typically in this type of surgery at large incision is made in the patients back to harvest the leftists in this door -- -- muscle.
The muscle is used to create a new breast after mastectomy with the robot back -- Albert doesn't have to cut the patients back.
Making the recovery time much quicker.
Other robotic procedure involves an approaching the -- the armpit.
For a short decision.
And it makes these.
The optical and -- capabilities of the machine you gain access to the -- out the back.
That's the fundamental.
The shorter downtime appeals to forty year old breast cancer patient.
Men -- Williams.
I wanted a quick recovery and went to heal fast and I -- to happen minimal amount of scarring.
So this option proved to be something that would work best for me.
That -- says fifteen patients on the -- this new technique so far.
And once more doctors are trained.
The sky's the limit the robot and used in a lot of areas in plastic surgery this is just one of them -- and micro surgery.
And -- for a small blood vessels and it's enhanced precision three media outlets really lend itself.
To a lot of the things that we view for more information visit MD Anderson got a -- I'm Dr.
Manny Fox News.
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