Minimally invasive (also known as laparoscopic or keyhole) procedures are making many surgeries dramatically safer and more tolerable.
A hernia is a condition in which part of an organ protrudes through the wall of the cavity that contains it; surgery is often the only remedy.
Fluoroscopy imaging is performed soon after every patient's bariatric surgery. This quality measure ensures that the procedure was done correctly.
For people having a hernia repair, anesthesiologists work alongside surgeons to ensure the patient's comfort and safety during the procedure.
Gynecologic surgeries can be performed using a minimally invasive approach, including hysteroscopy, laparoscopy, and even robotic assisted surgery.
Endometriosis occurs when the normal lining of the uterus starts to grow outside the uterine wall. Learn about symptoms and treatment.
Women with uterine fibroids who opt to have them surgically removed will usually be given general anesthesia before their procedure.
Bariatric surgery alters the stomach's anatomy to reduce the amount of food eaten and digested. Learn more about this procedure.
Fetal ultrasound is the most widely used medical imaging method during pregnancy. It is used to view the developing fetus and also to guide procedures.
A minimally invasive approach is often preferable to a traditional open procedure in gastrointestinal surgery, with less bleeding and faster recovery.