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If your doctor recommends surgery to treat a colorectal condition, you may be a candidate for minimally invasive da Vinci Surgery. Using state-of-the-art technology, the da Vinci System enables doctors to perform delicate and complex operations through a few tiny incisions with breakthrough vision, precision, dexterity and control.

Da Vinci® Colorectal Surgeries

Da Vinci® surgery is used to treat such colorectal conditions as:

  • Colon cancer
  • Rectal cancer
  • Diverticulitis
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease)

Benefits of da Vinci® Colorectal Surgery

Da Vinci® surgery patients facing colon surgery (right, left or sigmoid colectomy) may experience benefits including:

  • Low blood loss
  • Quicker return to bowel function
  • Quicker return to diet
  • Short hospital stay

Da Vinci® offers patients facing rectal 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

Da Vinci® Colorectal Surgeons

If you're facing colorectal surgery, find our if you're a candidate for a da Vinci® surgery by contacting:

Sidney Morrison, MD – ColoRectal Associates

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