1st Robotic Bariatric Surgery in the Hospital da Luz

1ª Cirurgia Robótica Bariátrica no Hospital da Luz

On September 15, RTP1 reported about the first robotic bariatric surgery (obesity surgery) at the Hospital da Luz, which was also the first such surgery performed in the Iberian Peninsula.

The Da Vinci Si HD Surgical Robot System was used for the surgery, the first and only such equipment available in Portugal.

This report includes video and commentary from Dr. Carlos Vaz, the general surgeon from the Hospital da Luz who performed the intervention, as well as, Dr. Keith Kim, a general surgeon from the Celebration Health Hospital in Florida (USA), who came to our country to participate in this surgery first.