Da Vinci® TORS for Head & Neck Cancer

Advanced Cancer Treatments in Richardson

Methodist Richardson Medical Center is among the first hospital systems in North Texas offering transoral robotic surgery (TORS) performed using the da Vinci Robotic Surgical System's advanced technologies.

Transoral robotic surgery (TORS) is an innovative, minimally invasive approach for the treatment of:

The procedure is performed through the mouth with the da Vinci Robotic Surgical System.

Benefits of da Vinci Transoral Robotic Surgery for Patients

The minimally invasive TORS offers the potential for significantly better outcomes for patients.

The incisionless approach eliminates visible scarring and disfigurement and protects facial and neck tissue and muscle, reducing possible nerve and tissue damage from open surgery.

Other potential benefits to da Vinci transoral surgery include:

  • Safer procedure, reduced risk of infection or complication
  • Reduced blood loss
  • Shorter hospital stay
  • Recovery period reduced from months to weeks for most treatment
  • Initial treatment with TORS may allow minimization of post-op chemo and radiation therapies

For more information about da Vinci TORS surgery, call the Methodist Richardson Cancer Center at 469-204-6100.