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Media Contact: Christian Meagher, Communications Specialist

Griffin Health Invites Everyone to Try and Beat the Bot!

By Christian Meagher on 10/9/2019

Griffin Health’s da Vinci® Xi surgical robot will be taking on challengers to a game of Hasbro’s Operation on Wed., Oct. 30, from 6-9 p.m. at Griffin Hospital.

Participants will receive prizes for their efforts and can meet surgeons to learn how robotic surgery helps with general, colorectal, thoracic and bariatric surgery.

Light refreshments will be served.

About Robotic-Assisted Surgery at Griffin Hospital

In 2018, Griffin Health started a Robotic-Assisted Surgery Program and added the da Vinci® Xi Surgery System - the most up-to-date, advanced surgical robot available - to expand its range of services and offer additional minimally invasive surgical options to patients. da Vinci Surgery benefits patients by offering shorter hospital stays, less blood loss, fewer complications, less need for narcotic pain medicine, faster recovery, and smaller incisions associated with minimal scarring. Griffin uses robotic-assisted surgery for bariatric, cardiac, colorectal, general, gynecologic and head and neck surgeries. For more information, visit griffinhealth.org.