Minimally invasive surgery has served as a safe and effective technique since the 1980s. In fact, due to continual innovations, surgeons -- including those at Louisiana Women’s Healthcare in Baton Rouge, Louisiana -- prefer minimally invasive surgery to traditional surgery when it comes to meeting the needs of their patients. If you suffer from a condition treatable with minimally invasive surgery, call or make an appointment online today.
When you have minimally invasive surgery done by one of the doctors at Louisiana Women’s Healthcare, several small incisions are made in your skin.
Then, an endoscope -- a long, thin tube with a miniature camera attached at the end -- gets inserted into one of the openings. Clear, magnified images from the endoscope get projected onto screens in the operating room, enabling your surgeon to view the surgical area.
The other incisions allow your doctor to insert special instruments, so he or she can explore, remove, or repair the problem inside your body.
Minimally invasive surgery allows the doctors at Louisiana Women’s Healthcare to use surgical techniques considered safer than traditional open surgery. Minimally invasive surgery also allows for:
Minimally invasive surgery is available in many areas of medicine. The doctors at Louisiana Women’s Healthcare offer several gynecological options, including:
To find out if minimally invasive surgery is the best way to treat your gynecological problem, call or make an appointment online today at Louisiana Women’s Healthcare in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.