Before Your Procedure
If you require colorectal surgery, your colorectal surgeon will discuss these risks and benefits with you, to assist you to make an informed decision that makes sense for your condition.
It’s also important to be aware that there are additional financial costs with robotic surgery. These are often not covered by private funds and are not claimable. This may change as this approach to surgery becomes more commonplace in Australia.
As with the risks and benefits, your colorectal surgeon is here to help you to understand these costs. Before your operation, you’ll have the opportunity to consider these costs and make a choice that suits your circumstances and needs.