Failure to Complete Robotic Hysterectomy- Lessons Learnt


Dr Rooma Sinha, is a Consultant Gynecologist, Obstetrician, Urogynecologist, Laparoscopic & Robotic Surgeon at Apollo Hospitals Hyderabad. She describes to colleagues at the Robotic Surgeons Council of India the case of a morbidly obese 45-year old woman with a large Cervical fibroid. She shows her challenges for this patient with excellent robotic surgery videos, narrating what she was doing, and provides her rationale throughout. Dr. Sinha explains her decision-making process used to choose to convert to an open procedure. She also provides some suggestions for surgeons to consider when faced with a difficult patient in their own robotic practices. Lecture, with PPT’s and robotic surgery videos. 09:08