Da Vinci robotic surgery is a new surgical development that is built on highly advanced medical technology. The robotic system performs complex surgeries using minimally invasive techniques. Originally designed for prostatectomy, the Da Vinci system is now used in several surgical specialties: urology, gynecology, gastroenterology, cardiology, otolaryngology and general surgery. Surgeons use it for complex operations, and patients request it for minimally-invasive treatment.
Although Da Vinci robotic surgery was developed in the United States, many international hospitals have acquired the system. Medical centers in South Korea, Malaysia, India, Greece and Turkey currently offer Da Vinci robotic surgery. By improving surgical procedures, the high-tech surgical system improves patient outcome. Medical tourists are seeking the procedure for heart surgery, cancer surgery, prostatectomy, hysterectomy, kidney surgery, weight loss procedures and other medical treatment.