Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
What is Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery?
Minimally Invasive Surgery is a type of surgery that utilizes less invasive techniques to complete a surgery. Using a laparoscope, robotic system, hysteroscope, or laser, our surgeons perform surgery with fewer, smaller, incisions and offer an ambulatory, same-day surgical experience. Our physicians at The Center for Gynecologic Oncology specialize in gynecologic and urogynecological surgeries and use minimally invasive techniques whenever possible.
What are the benefits of minimally invasive gynecologic surgery?
Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery offers patients the following benefits compared to an open incision:
- Fewer complications
- Faster recovery time
- Less blood loss
- Less pain
- Lower risk of infection
- Reduced scar tissue and less scarring
- Shorter hospital stays
What gynecologic conditions can be treated with minimally invasive gynecologic surgery?
Not every patient is a candidate for minimally invasive gynecologic surgery. However, whenever possible, our surgeons will opt to use minimally invasive gynecologic surgery to treat:
- Abnormal bleeding
- Benign fibroids
- Chronic pelvic pain
- Gynecologic Cancers such as cervical cancer, endometrial cancer and ovarian cancer
- Ovarian Cysts
- Pelvic prolapse
- Pelvic Pain