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Robotic-assisted head and neck surgery is a cutting-edge technique.
At the UPMC Center for Robotic Head and Neck Surgery, the robotic system allows our surgeons to:
Both adults and children can benefit from robotic head and neck surgery, including those with:
Robotic-assisted head and neck surgery can have many advantages over open surgery and other minimally invasive procedures.
For people with early-stage cancers of the base of the tongue and tonsil, robotic surgery reduces the amount of radiation or chemotherapy.
People with thyroid nodules can have robotic thyroid surgery without a scar in the neck.
Because the device’s arms bend and have a range of motion similar to the human wrist, surgeons are able to move instruments more easily than with standard minimally invasive procedures.
Having better access to hard-to-reach areas makes it possible for surgeons to perform complex operations that may not be possible with other methods.
Learn more about our dedicated experts in robotic treatments for head and neck disorders:
UPMC Center for Robotic Head and Neck Surgery
200 Lothrop Street, Third floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Call 412-647-2100 to make an appointment at the UPMC Center for Robotic Head and Neck Surgery.