Ovarian cystectomy for a dermoid cyst with the new single-port robotic system.

Gungor M., Kahraman K., Ozbasli E., Genim C.

Minimally invasive therapy & allied technologies : MITAT : official journal of the Society for Minimally Invasive Therapy, vol.24, no.2, pp.123-6, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


We report a 27 year-old patient with a dermoid cyst who underwent robotic single port transumbilical ovarian cystectomy. She was operated through a 2 cm long single midline umbilical incision using a new platform from Intuitive Surgical. The operative time was 45 minutes and the docking time was 15 minutes. Ovarian cystectomy using the da Vinci single-port system is feasible and effective. This new semi-rigid robotic surgery platform may increase access to the potential advantages of single-site surgery. Robotic systems designed specifically for single port approach have the potential of alleviating several of the limitations associated with traditional laparoscopic single-site surgery.