May 11, 2012

BAXTER REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER ANNOUNCES THE ARRIVAL OF NEW ROBOTIC TECHNOLOGY: DA VINCI® SURGICAL SYSTEM

Mountain Home, AR. Baxter Regional Medical Center is pleased to introduce the da Vinciandreg;™ Surgical System to our operating room and to our community. This is a significant arrival because of the value it offers our surgical staff and those in the region we serve.

The da Vinciandreg;has several unique features designed to provide additional clinical benefits and efficiency in the operating room, many of which translate to patient benefits. Here are a few features of the da Vinci®

  • Enhanced 3D, high-definition vision of operative field increased.
  • Superior visual clarity of tissue and anatomy
  • Surgical dexterity and precision far greater than even the human hand
  • Updated and simplified user interface to enhance OR efficiency
  • New ergonomic settings for greater surgeon comfort

Together, these technological advancements provide our surgeons with unparalleled precision, dexterity and control that enable a minimally invasive approach for many complex surgical procedures. Commenting on the introduction of the da Vinci System, President and Chief Executive Officer Ron Peterson said, andldquo;We believe that the new features of the da Vinci System will help us provide the best possible outcomes and is proof of our commitment to provide our community access to the latest advancements in minimally invasive surgery. Da Vinci’s advanced level of technology takes surgery beyond the limits of the human hand. This acquisition compliments our goal of extending minimally invasive surgery to the broadest possible base of patients. It can be used for a multitude of procedures, including, but not limited to: prostatectomy, hysterectomy, myomectomy, coronary artery bypass, mitral valve repair and colorectal surgery”, Peterson stated.