Less risk. Shorter hospital stay. Less pain. Minimal scarring. Less recovery time.
These are the reasons why so many patients and doctors are choosing minimally invasive procedures over traditional surgery. These procedures offer the highest level of patient care and best possible outcomes.
During this patient-friendly type of surgery, your doctor uses small incisions, miniature equipment — including cameras, microscopes, fiber-optic flashlights and high definition monitors.
UT Medical Center’s board-certified doctors use the latest technology to perform surgeries like:
Open surgery used to be the only option available for treatment when a surgical procedure was needed. Usually, it required a long hospital stay. However, patients today can reap the rewards of medical advances with less invasive procedures. You might hear people call these procedures minimally invasive surgery, “keyhole” surgery and laparoscopic surgery.
UT Medical Center surgeons are experts in performing these surgeries. For you, they mean less pain, less scarring, lower costs and a faster recovery. You’ll also have less risk of developing complications after surgery and will be able to return to regular daily routines faster.
If you require surgery, you might be a candidate for this type of surgery. Use this resource to learn about minimally invasive procedures, so you can talk to your doctor about your options.