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Longview hospital showcasing interactive da Vinci robot

Released by: Longview Regional Medical Center

LONGVIEW, TEXAS -  On Tuesday, October 12th, from 9 AM – 11 AM, Longview Regional Medical Center will be showcasing the traveling interactive daVinci Robot for visitors and staff to experience firsthand. This cutting-edge technology offers patients advantages over traditional surgical techniques with faster recovery times and smaller incisions for procedures such as prostate surgery or hysterectomies. The robot, which is made up of four arms and a control console, is being used in hospitals all across the United States, and Longview Regional is proud to offer this advancement to patients. During the exhibit, visitors will be able to sit at the surgeon's console and try their hand at manipulating the controls of the robot. "Whenever people have a chance to actually try using the robot, they are fascinated," said Kim Brown, Director of Marketing.

About Longview Regional Medical Center:

Longview Regional Medical Center is committed to investing in our community and bringing the area the latest treatments and technology to our city. We are the only hospital in Longview where patients can receive daVinci robotic surgery, Stryker joint replacements, HALO procedures for reversing the damage of Barrett's esophagus, and Bariatric Surgery for weight loss. Our Vein Center is also Longview's only vein treatment center where interventional cardiologists perform all procedures and have earned the "Best Vein Care Center of Excellence" status. For more information on Longview Regional Medical Center, please visit: www.longviewregional.com or contact Claire Henderson at 1-903-381-7238.

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