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Gastric Cancer Difficult To Diagnose Early

While Americans rarely develop gastric cancer anymore, new immigrants from Asia, Eastern Europe and South America remain at high risk for the disease.

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Mercy’s Dr. Dwight Im Performs World’s First Gynecologic “Single Site” Robotic Surgery Using Da Vinci Xi Robot

Dr. Im performed a partial hysterectomy, removing the patient’s uterus, cervix and fallopian tubes, while preserving the ovaries.

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Mercy’s Dr. Thomas J. Swope Named EpiCenter Surgeon for the da Vinci Robot

Dr. Swope earned EpiCenter status as a result of his experience, expertise and quality outcomes.

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Mercy Presents 6th Annual Minimally Invasive Robotics Conference

The National Institute of Robotic Surgery at Mercy Medical Center  presents “Pelvic Anatomy Through the Eyes of the Robot,” the 6th annual Minimally Invasive Robotics Conference, Friday and Saturday, Nov. 11-12th, 2016.

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Chemotherapy Prior to Advanced Ovarian Cancer Surgery

Ovarian cancer often goes undetected, and when it reaches a late stage, it can be difficult to treat, but treatments have improved for many patients.

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Mercy’s Dr. Dwight Im Performs GYN-Surgery With New da Vinci Robot

The new da Vinci Xi Robot promises a less complicated surgery and an even better patient recovery for specific GYN surgeries.

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Dr. Dwight Im Named a Castle Connolly “Top Doctor” for 2016

Dwight D. Im, M.D., FACOG, renowned gynecologic cancer surgeon and leader of Mercy Medical Center’s prestigious gynecology and robotic surgery programs, has been named a “Top Doctor" for 2016 by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.

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Mercy Medical Center Now Home to the New da Vinci Xi Surgical System

Mercy Medical Center is now one of only three hospitals in the mid-Atlantic region to offer the new Intuitive da Vinci Xi Surgical System for a variety of surgical procedures (e.g.  gynecologic, urologic, colon-rectal, and general surgeries) through an enhanced, minimally invasive approach.

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Mercy’s Dr. Dwight Im First to Use New Robotic Instrument in GYN Surgery

Dwight D. Im, M.D., FACOG, Director of The Gynecologic Oncology Center at Mercy and The National Institute of Robotic Surgery at Mercy in Baltimore, became the first surgeon in the world to successfully perform a minimally-invasive hysterectomy via robotic surgery using the new Single-Site Wristed Needle Driver, developed by Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (ISRG).