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Monday, November 11, 2019  

St. Anthony introduces da Vinci Si surgical systemPublished 4/7/2010

St. Anthony Central Hospital is pleased to introduce the da Vinci Si Surgical System to our operating room and to our community. This newest system is the only da Vinci Si at a Level I trauma center in the Denver Metro Area.

St. Anthony Central Hospital physicians will be using the da Vinci for urogynecology, urology. gyn and general surgery beginning in April. Patient benefits can include: significantly less pain, less blood loss, reduces instances of infection, less scarring, shorter recovery time, a quicker return to normal activities and, in many cases, better clinical outcomes.

The da Vinci Si is a technological breakthrough providing surgeons superior 3D visualization, and improved dexterity It has several unique features designed to provide additional clinical benefits and efficiency in the operating room, many of which translate to patient benefits.

Here are a few features of the da Vinci Si:

v Enhanced 3D, high-definition vision of operative field with up to 10x magnification

v New optional dual console allows second surgeon to provide assistance

v Superior visual clarity of tissue and anatomy

v Surgical dexterity and precision far greater than even the human hand

v Updated and simplified user interface to enhance OR efficiency

v New ergonomic settings for greater surgeon comfort

Together, these technological advancements provide our surgeons with unparalleled precision, dexterity and control that enable a minimally invasive approach for many complex surgical procedures. Commenting on the introduction of the da Vinci Si System, President and Chief Executive Officer, Peter Makowski, said, "We believe that the new features of the da Vinci Si System will help us provide the best possible outcomes and is proof of our commitment to provide our community access to the latest advancements in minimally invasive surgery."

da Vinci’s advanced level of technology takes surgery beyond the limits of the human hand. This acquisition compliments our goal of extending minimally invasive surgery to the broadest possible base of patients. It can be used for a multitude of procedures, including, but not limited to: prostatectomy, hysterectomy, myomectomy, and colorectal surgery.

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