Minimally invasive surgery speeds recovery, reduces pain and lowers your risk of infection
If you have a gynecologic condition that requires surgery, minimally invasive surgery options may be the right choice for you. Minimally invasive surgery is generally preferred when available because it results in a faster recovery, reduced pain, minimal scaring and decreased risk of infection.
In addition to traditional laparoscopic surgery, which uses several small incisions in the abdomen and pelvis to insert cameras and surgical tools, Novant Health also offers state-of-the-art single incision laparoscopic surgery (SILS™ ).
SILS is a revolutionary technique that enables surgeons to perform a wide variety of gynecologic surgery procedures, including hysterectomies and treatments for pelvic pain, using just one very small incision in the belly button. The advantage is fewer incisions and a virtually scarless recovery.
Robot-assisted minimally invasive surgery
Robot-assisted minimally invasive surgery, performed with the da Vinci® Surgical System, uses robotic arms controlled by the surgeon to manipulate miniaturized instruments during surgery. This groundbreaking technology gives your doctor better visibility, dexterity, precision and control to more easily perform complex surgical procedures.
Each of these procedures is performed by highly-trained physicians who are experts in their field. With the help of these advanced procedures, their goal is to eliminate your pain, discomfort or embarrassment and get you back to your daily schedule, as quickly as possible.
Centers of Excellence
Several Novant Health hospitals have been recognized as Centers of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology (COEMIG) by the AAGL and Surgical Review Corporation. This designation solidifies our commitment to:
- Adopting new technologies in the field of minimally invasive gynecology
- Educating patients about their minimally invasive gynecologic options
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