How da Vinci® works

Through a high-tech control module, surgeons move miniaturized operating instruments that allow for extremely precise movements.

Advantages for patients

*Smaller incisions which can result in:

*Less blood loss
*Less pain
*Reduced risk of infection
*Shorter hospital stay
*Quicker recovery and return to regular activity
*Less scarring

Talk to your Doctor about Robotic Surgery
Not all patients are candidates for robotic surgery.  To find out if you might be a candidate for this surgery, please talk to your doctor or call 785-628-6014.

Prostate/Urological Robotic Surgery

Robotic surgery is the most advanced form of minimally invasive surgery available today.  HaysMed is the only hospital in Western Kansas that offers the da Vinci® Robotic Surgical System to treat urological health conditions.

Types of Surgeries:

Adrenalectomy  – for adrenal cancer or masses

Cystectomy  – removal of the urinary bladder with urinary diversion for bladder cancer

Nephrectomy  – for kidney cancer


Prostatectomy – This procedure is used  for prostate cancer.  It involves removing the entire prostate and the seminal vesicles and then reattaching the urethra back to the bladder.

Pyeloplasty – a type of reconstructive urologic surgery

Sacrocolpopexy – a type of reconstructive urologic surgery

Ureteral reimplantation

Da Vinci Surgical Precision