Minimally Invasive Surgery
Minimally invasive surgery lowers the amount of surgical incisions in order to cause less trauma to your body. Providing one of the most comprehensive minimally invasive surgical programs in the area, Tri-County is proud to offer convenient, first-class care close to home. Read on to find out more about minimally invasive surgery at TCHC, or click to find out about our general surgery capabilities.
Minimally invasive benefits
Tri-County Health Care offers a full range of minimally invasive procedures that provide care to our patients close to home so they can focus on healing.
The benefits of minimally invasive surgery are many. Patients often return home the same day and can expect a 2-3 week recovery period. Benefits include:
- Less pain
- Quicker recovery
- Shorter hospital stays
- Less scarring
During your procedure, a wide range of anesthesia services are provided by our expert certified registered nurse anesthetists to keep you safe and comfortable.
Before you come in for a surgery, be sure to click here to learn some tips on how to prep for surgery.
Along with diagnostic laparoscopy, we provide the following minimally invasive procedures:
- LINX procedure
- Tubal ligations
- Pelvic organ prolapse surgery
- Endometrial ablation
- Adhesion lysis
- Vein ablation
- Breast biopsy
- Sentinel lymph node biopsy
- Hernia repair
- Nissen fundoplication
- Colon resection
Conditions that might also be candidates for minimally invasive surgery include:
- Ovarian cysts
- Bowel conditions
If you have an upcoming surgical procedure, ask your provider if there is a minimally invasive procedure that's right for you.