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Robotic Surgery Success: Patient Stories

Robotic surgery at University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics in Madison, Wisconsin provides an alternative to conventional procedures. UW Health physicians are able to perform an array of procedures using the da Vinci robot, including cardiac, thoracic, gynecologic, urologic, otolaryngologic (ear, nose and throat) and general surgery procedures.

 

Florida Man Comes to UW Hospital for Robotic Surgery

Florida Man Comes to UW Hospital for Robotic Surgery

Madison, Wisconsin - Earle Brown didn't travel to Wisconsin from his Florida home for the Wisconsin weather – he wanted his robotic esophageal surgery done by the surgeon who has done more of them than anyone else. "I did a lot o...
1/30/2014 | Florida Man Comes to UW Hospital for Robotic Surgery

 

Getting Back in the Game: Partial Knee Replacement

Getting Back in the Game: Partial Knee Replacement

Ted's active life, which included golf and downhill skiing, was threatened by pain caused by arthritis. Told he would need a total knee replacement, Ted regained that active life by choosing partial knee replacement at UW Hospital and Clinics. R...
6/09/2010 | Getting Back in the Game: Partial Knee Replacement

Robotic-assisted Cardiac Bypass Surgery Offers Faster Recovery

Robotic-assisted Cardiac Bypass Surgery Offers Faster Recovery

The quick recovery times made possible by robot-assisted cardiac surgery at UW Hospital and Clinics allowed Ron Tourdot to get back to work less than two weeks after his coronary bypass operation.
7/15/2009 | Robotic-assisted Cardiac Bypass Surgery Offers Faster Recovery

Robotic Prostatectomy for Prostate Surgery

Robotic Prostatectomy for Prostate Surgery

Jim Vergeront tackled his diagnosis of prostate cancer head-on. He chose robotic prostatectomy at the Paul P. Carbone Comprehensive Cancer Center because he wanted to remove the cancer completely and return to his active lifestyle.
10/23/2008 | Robotic Prostatectomy for Prostate Surgery