New surgery option eases recovery for hysterectomy patients

Dr. Pamela Twitty made history on April 30 at St. Joseph’s Hospital-North by becoming the first surgeon in Tampa to perform a single-site robotics-assisted hysterectomy. The type of surgery had been performed previously in Clearwater and St. Petersburg, but not in Tampa, Twitty said. She used a da Vinci robotic system to perform the surgery, controlling instruments from a console in the … [Read more...]