Surgery with the da Vinci System

Five centuries ago a great artist, scientist and inventor wrote: “Learn how to see. Realize that everything connects to everything else.” That man was Leonardo da Vinci himself, and today his eloquent principle has been wondrously applied to a surgical system which bears his name, a robotic assistant that translates the vision of the surgeon […]

Is It A Ventral Hernia?

A ventral hernia is sometimes referred to as an “incisional” hernia, meaning it forms at the site of a past surgical incision. This is true, but can be misleading since there are many other factors involved in why a ventral …