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Students Name Inova Loudoun Hospital’s Newest Robot

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Project involving da Vinci offers educational opportunity for EDGE Academy students With help from Loudoun County Public School’s (LCPS) EDGE Academy students, Inova Loudoun Hospital (ILH) named its newest robot in the operating room: the da Vinci®  Xi Surgical System. Along the way, ILH may have inspired a future robotic surgeon or two. EDGE Academy…

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Inova Loudoun Hospital Partners with Loudoun County Public Schools’ EDGE Academy to Name New Surgical Robot

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Leesburg, VA — Inova Loudoun Hospital (ILH) partnered with Loudoun County Public Schools’ EDGE Academy to name its latest robotic technology, the da Vinci® Xi Surgical System.  This state-of-the-art equipment provides an alternative to both traditional open surgery and conventional minimally invasive surgery, putting a surgeon’s hands at the controls of the robotic platform.  The…

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Colorectal cancer scare averted with robotic-assisted surgery at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital

Runner takes big strides toward recovery after colon surgery Last fall, when Philip Ritcheson got a screening colonoscopy at age 50, he wasn’t expecting anything unusual. So when the test came back positive for colorectal cancer, Philip was shocked. “I have been fit and healthy all my life,” says Philip, a senior executive in the…

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Inova Loudoun Hospital Expands Robotic Surgery Capabilities

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Leesburg, VA — Inova Loudoun Hospital (ILH) is pleased to announce the expansion of its robotic surgery capabilities with the addition of the da Vinci Xi® robot which arrived last week and the MAKO Total Hip and Knee technology arriving in February.  This state-of-the-art equipment will further streamline surgeries and treatments and enhance the patient’s…

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Inova Fair Oaks Hospital Performs Regions First Single-Site Robotic Surgery

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Patients home same day FAIRFAX, VA – (October 31, 2012) – Inova Fair Oaks Hospital has performed the first-ever Northern Virginia area da Vinci robotic operation for removal of a gall bladder using a single surgical incision. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the Single-Site technique for cholecystectomies using the da Vinci robotic surgical…

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Inova Health System Adds Leading-Edge Surgical Robots for Minimally Invasive Surgery

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Inova Invests in Latest da Vinci Robotic Surgical Systems Falls Church, VA  – (July 10, 2009) — Inova Health System, a leader in the Washington metro area in robotic-assisted minimally invasive surgery, has added two new latest generation da Vinci® Robotic Surgical Systems to serve patients in Northern Virginia. Specially trained surgeons at Inova Fairfax Hospital…

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