Kendall Regional Medical Center offers the latest minimally invasive surgical techniques including, laparoscopic surgery and robotic surgery.

Minimally invasive technology is completely changing the way physicians approach surgical procedures. A surgeon makes small incisions in the abdomen area, through which a small video camera and thin instruments are inserted to perform the procedure. The surgeon can view the procedure through a video monitor that provides a magnified view of the surgical site..

Aside from its minimally invasive approach, the robotic surgical system also offers great benefits to patients: less blood loss, less chance of infection, a shorter hospital stay, less pain, scarring and faster recovery.

Procedures

Many procedures can be performed using minimally invasive or robotic techniques, such as:

Additional Resources

For more information on robot-assisted surgical procedures, visit our Health Library or thefutureofsurgery.com