St. Luke's Medical Center Marks History with the First DA VINCI Xi Robotic-Assisted Surgery in the Philippines

Posted on May 06, 2024

On May 2, 2024, St. Luke’s Medical Center—Global City achieved a significant milestone by successfully performing its 1,898th robotic surgery; it also marked the first use of the Da Vinci Xi Robotic System for laparoscopic prostatectomy at the institution. This accomplishment signifies St. Luke’s significant advancement in minimally invasive surgical technology.

The Da Vinci Xi Surgical System is the world’s best cutting-edge robotic platform, transforming the landscape of minimally invasive procedures. It boasts unique features such as improved agility, superior visualization, and enhanced surgeon control. These lead to medical benefits like minor surgical cuts, minimal scarring, decreased blood loss, and quicker patient recovery times.

St. Luke’s Global City Robotic Surgical Team for Urology

The Da Vinci Xi system underscores St. Luke’s commitment to providing patients with the most advanced and contemporary surgical equipment. The system’s exceptional accuracy facilitates a more targeted, minimally invasive method, which minimizes post operative pain and improves patient outcomes.

The Da Vinci Xi Robotic Surgical System is also available at St. Luke’s Medical Center-Quezon City. 

To learn more about this robotic-surgical technology, please consult your St. Luke’s surgeon.