Cancer Surgery

Robotic surgery, which is used to provide high cancer control and recovery, enables daily life to be maintained as healthy and comfortable as possible. In cancer operations, removal of the relevant organ or cancerous tissue as well as removal of the lymph nodes can be performed.

Major Cancer Cases Using Robotic Surgery
General Surgery Cancers
Colorectal Cancers

In the colon and rectal cancers, which are called digestive system cancers, when robotic surgery is applied with correct and skillful hands, it provides high life comfort and rapid recovery advantage. Post-operative radiation therapy techniques and chemotherapy applications allow the patient to maintain daily life as healthy and comfortable as possible. Colorectal cancer treatment varies depending on whether the tumor is located in the colon or in the rectum, or whether it is the result of an inherited genetic factor. With robotic surgery applied to colorectal cancers, complication rates are minimized. In addition, the rate of survival with a permanent bag is also very low.

Esophageal Cancer

The diagnosis of esophageal cancer, which usually occurs with difficulty in swallowing, is diagnosed by endoscopy. Surgical intervention is the most effective treatment method in esophageal cancer. In procedures called esophagectomy, it is aimed to remove the whole tumor to prevent the tumor from growing and spreading. Esophagectomy can be performed by open surgical methods or by robotic surgery. The stomach is made into a tube or a new esophagus is created using the patient's own large intestine. In esophageal cancer, personalized treatment methods are of great importance before and after surgery.

Pancreatic Cancer

Early diagnosis is vital for pancreatic cancers known to be aggressive. The Liv Hospital Cancer Center, which serves with advanced technology in the pancreatic cancers before and after surgery with personalized treatment methods, has a high success rate with multiple approaches such as surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Surgical treatment is planned for patients with robotic methods. Thus, patients get advantages such as less pain, faster recovery, shorter hospital stay, better cosmetic results.

Liver and Biliary Cancers

The importance of early diagnosis in the liver, gallbladder and bile duct cancers is very important. It is possible to say that alcohol and hepatitis are the main factors in liver cancer. With multidisciplinary approach, liver operations can be performed with high success rates as well as advanced technological procedures such as interventional radiological procedures, tumor-oriented radiotherapy and chemotherapy. Thus, patients get less pain, faster recovery, shorter hospital stay, and better cosmetic results. The most effective treatment in Liv Hospital is surgery; robotic surgery is performed for gallbladder, bile duct and liver cancers.

Gynecological Cancers
Uterine Cancer

85% of patients with uterine cancer suffer because of this disease. Generally, only surgery is not enough. In operation, uterus, ovaries, peripheral lymph nodes and abdominal fat tissue should be removed. Uterine cancer surgery can be performed with robotic surgery. In young women who are diagnosed very early and want a child, it is possible to treat uterine cancer with medication rarely.

Cervical Cancer

Microscopic cervical cancer can only be treated by removal of the cervix. In young women who want to have a child less than 4 cm, tumors can not be spread by robotic surgery by protecting the body of the uterus. In addition, the abdominal nerves are protected and can be protected from early urinary complaints.

Ovarian Cancer

The gold standard in the treatment of ovarian cancer is the operation performed by gynecological oncologists trained in this field and will not leave a tumor behind. The success rate in many centers of Europe in this surgery exceeds 50 percent. The success rate of the Liv Hospital Gynecologic Oncology team without leaving a tumor is 93%. If the tumor is at an early stage, if it is small and limited to the egg, it can be operated by robotic surgery to remove uterus, ovaries, abdominal fat tissue and lymph nodes.

Urological Cancers
Kidney Cancer

In renal tumors, the main treatment of which is surgery, the aim is to remove all or part of the kidney. In the current approach, only the tumor portion of the kidney is removed in small tumors, and intact kidney tissue is preserved. With the introduction of robotic technology in the last 10 years, these operations can be performed with similar advantages to the open surgery by using all the advantages of minimally invasive surgery.

Instead of large surgical incision, robotic partial nephrectomy is performed by opening 8 and 10 millimeter small holes in the abdomen.
The duration of hospital stay is shorter than in open surgery.
Blood loss is less.
Removal of the tumor and repair of the remaining kidney tissue can be done effectively and precisely under a very good image.

Bladder Cancer

Cigarette smoking is the most important risk factor in bladder cancer is made according to the treatment phase. A complete removal of the bladder may be necessary if the cancer is deeply spread over the muscle of the bladder.

In open surgery, the operation is performed with a surgical incision starting from 10-15 centimeters above the core and continuing to the penis root. In robotic surgery, surgery is performed with fine beads and robotic arms placed in the body through only 5 or 6 holes.
The patient, who was operated with the robot, recovered rapidly after the operation due to the enormous advantages of metabolic metabolism because of lack of heat, fluid and electrolyte loss.
Less blood loss also positively affects healing.
In robotic surgery, if the state of the bladder cancer allows, the nerves that provide sexual function are also protected. This leads to earlier return to sexual life.

Prostate Cancer

In general, the treatment of prostate cancer, which is more common in men over 50 years of age, is made according to the stage of the disease. Surgery in localized prostate cancer is called Radical Prostatectomy and can be performed by open, robotic methods. Robotic surgery has many advantages over open radical prostatectomy. Depending on the age of the patients, the additional disease, and the location of prostate cancer, postoperative incontinence and erectile dysfunction may occur.

The incontinence rate of the patient is close to zero.
Since the nerves that provide hardening are seen more clearly, they are less likely to be injured. Early return to sexual life is provided.
The efficiency of the robot is markedly high. A clearer image is obtained and the cancerous prostate can be removed more easily and removed without damaging the surrounding tissues.
Complications such as hemorrhage, wound infection during surgery are less common.

Chest Diseases

Robotic surgery can be performed safely in thoracic surgery. Especially in early stage "lung cancers", tumors and cysts of the region called "mediastinum" located between the two lungs in the thoracic cavity, "diaphragmatic diseases", "thymoma", "myasthenia gravis" (thymectomy) such as chest diseases can be treated with robotic surgery. Lymph cancers in lung cancers provide oncological superiority, since they are performed more successfully than video assisted surgeries.

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