For children, the robot-assisted system is particularly well-suited for complex intra-abdominal procedures and reconstructive urological surgery. About 80% of its use in children is in urology.
Urologic surgeons at Lurie Children’s have performed over 350 robot-assisted minimally invasive surgeries. We use the da Vinci Surgical System for babies as young as six months. Robot-assisted surgery can treat these urologic conditions in children: