If your doctor has suggested robotic surgery to treat your condition, you might find it helpful to hear from patients who’ve been there. In these videos, OhioHealth patients and their surgeons share their stories about robotic surgery for a variety of procedures.
Robotic Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder removal: Gallstones
When Nicole’s severe abdominal pain was diagnosed as gallstones, the teenager turned to OhioHealth for single site robotic surgery to remove her gallbladder. Within a week, she was back to normal activities.
OhioHealth’s Bradley D. Campbell, MD, answers frequently asked questions about robotic laparoscopic hysterectomy. His patient, Camilla, shares her experience with the surgery and how she went home the same day.
Hysterectomy: Endometriosis, Ovarian Cysts (Renee’s Story)
Renee, an active schoolteacher, came to OhioHealth to treat her pelvic pain caused by endometriosis and a large cyst on her ovary. After her robotic-assisted benign hysterectomy, she was back to the students at school within two weeks – with no pain.
Robotic Removal of Uterine Fibroid
Fibroids were causing Karen to experience 10-day menstrual cycles with heavy bleeding, pressure and pelvic pain. After a robotic hysterectomy at OhioHealth, Karen says she has her life back. She feels better about herself and is more available to her two children.
After months of heavy bleeding and pelvic pain, LaDeema was diagnosed with a fibroid the size of a grapefruit on her uterus. She came to OhioHealth for a robotic hysterectomy and now recommends this treatment to other women.
With a history of fibroids and difficult periods, Tanya came to OhioHealth after 10 years of putting off having a hysterectomy. As a busy mom and business owner, she decided on a robotic laparoscopic hysterectomy because of the shorter recovery time.
Robotic Cancer Treatment
Prostate Removal: Prostate Cancer (Frank’s Story)
After finding out he had prostate cancer, Frank decided on robotic surgical removal of his prostate at OhioHealth. He’s glad he did.
Tumor Removal: Kidney Cancer
When Greg’s digestive problems turned out to be the result of a cancerous tumor on his kidney, he turned to OhioHealth for robotic surgery. His surgical team was able to remove the tumor and save his kidney. Now he’s back to playing golf and enjoying his retirement in good health.