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Friday, July 25 • 10:10am - 11:10am
Robotic Surgery in Gynecology

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Robotics is a surgical tool used to maximize visualization and dexterity in minimally invasive surgery. Since 2005, its use in gynecology has expanded, and now a significant proportion of hysterectomies for fibroids, endometriosis, pelvic masses, cervical cancers, and uterine cancers are performed using robotic technology. Advantages include less pain, a shorter hospital stay, better patient satisfaction, lower risk of complications, and a shorter recovery time.

Learning Objectives:
1. Introduce technology used in robotic surgery.
2. Learn how robotics are used in gynecologic surgery.
3. Learn the pros and cons of robotic surgery in gynecology.

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avatar for Lynn Kowalski, MD, FACOG, FACS

Lynn Kowalski, MD, FACOG, FACS

The Las Vegas Institute of Robotic Surgery; Nevada Surgery and Cancer Care
Dr. Lynn Kowalski is a gynecologic oncologist and renowned author practicing in Las Vegas, NV since 1998. She has extensive experience performing more than a thousand robotic surgeries since 2005. Her book, Not Your Mother's Hysterectomy: A Transformation in Women's Health Care, walks women through their diagnosis and surgical treatment options, helping empower them in their healthcare decisions. She is the medical director for The Las Vegas... Read More →


Friday July 25, 2014 10:10am - 11:10am
Molise 1 The M Resort

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