Tag: robotic surgery

A Prostate Cancer Diagnosis Needn’t Be Scary

Brian Dursum is a man who takes things in stride – a quality that comes from years of traveling the...

September 25, 2019

Lung Cancer and Misconceptions About Smoking-Vaping

How are smoking and vaping tied to lung cancer? Smoking is the No. 1 risk factor for lung cancer, and...

February 26, 2019

Robotic Hernia Repair on the Rise

While documented incidence of abdominal hernias varies greatly, researchers and surgeons generally agree that hernia repair is the most common...

June 26, 2017

Managing Endometriosis: Options for Relief

“Endometriosis often goes undiagnosed or is misdiagnosed because the symptoms can mirror other disorders that cause pelvic pain,” said John...

May 10, 2016

Top 5 Health Topics of 2015

Over the span of hundreds of articles in 2015, the Resource and Salud blogs have covered health topics that touch...

December 31, 2015

Watch Now: Robotic Weight Loss Procedure on...

The Baptist Health South Florida News Team follows Dr. Anthony Gonzalez through a robotic sleeve gastrectomy, which will be featured...

October 30, 2015

Watch Now: Baptist Health at eMerge Americas...

(VIDEO: Baptist Health South Florida’s robotic surgery simulator was on display for thousands of participants in the eMerge Americas Conference...

May 5, 2015

Watch Now: Children After Cervical Cancer

Anaelvys Espinoza-Ruiz was engaged to be married when she found out she had cervical cancer. While the removal of her...

August 5, 2014

First Scarless Robotic Hysterectomy Patient Talks

In May at South Miami Hospital, Miami gynecologic oncologist Ricardo Estape, M.D., performed South Florida’s first single-incision robotic hysterectomy on...

June 26, 2013

Mothers' Miracles

For women wanting children, any type of gynecologic problem requiring surgery begs the question: Will I be able to have...

May 12, 2013

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