Try Out the Robotic Surgery Machine at the VA Medical Center in Jackson - G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center
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G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center


Try Out the Robotic Surgery Machine at the VA Medical Center in Jackson

February 4, 2019

On December 12, 2018, Dr. Rajesh Kuruba performed the first robot-assisted surgeries at the VA Medical Center in Jackson using the da Vinci Xi, one of only two in the state of Mississippi. The other da Vinci Xi is located at Keesler Air Force Base. On Tuesday you can stop by the Medical Center Atrium to see how the robotic daVinci XI Surgical System works, and even try it out.



daVinici Xi Surgical System Fair


February 5, 2019 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.


G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center – Atrium

 1500 Woodrow Wilson Avenue, Jackson, MS  39216


The da Vinci Xi System was designed with the goal of further advancing the technology used in minimally invasive surgery. The System can be used across a spectrum of minimally invasive surgical procedures and has been optimized for multi-quadrant surgeries in the areas of gynecology, urology, thoracic, cardiac and general surgery.

By enabling efficient access throughout the abdomen or chest, the da Vinci Xi System expands upon core da Vinci System features, including wristed instruments, 3D-HD visualization, intuitive motion, and an ergonomic design. As with all da Vinci Surgical Systems, the surgeon is 100% in control of the robotic-assisted da Vinci System, which translates his/her hand movements into smaller, more precise movements of tiny instruments inside the patient’s body. The Xi System’s immersive 3D-HD vision system provides surgeons a highly magnified view, virtually extending their eyes and hands into the patient.

For more information, contact Susan Varcie at 601-368-4477 or 601-497-9694.