Minimally Invasive Surgery
Traditionally, urological surgery was completed via large incisions.
Afterwards time was needed to recover. Post operative complication rates
were higher partially due to the trauma caused to the body from the initial
Minimally invasive surgery is not only a technique that can be applied to few
procedure but a philosophy that carries throughout our entire practice. In
minimally invasive surgery, the incisions are tiny, the instruments are small,
and time tested methods are imployed. We use a
host of technology to visualize anatomy including fiber optics, digital
monitors, fluroscopy, ultrasound and computers.
Compared to traditional surgery, minimally invasive surgery leads to faster
recovery, less post-operative pain and smaller scars.
When applied to kidney stone treatment we offer the latest treatments with
high success rates. Our techniques include percutaneous nephrolithotomy
or lithotripsy (laparascopic techniques to break up or remove a stone), and
ureteroscopy (insertion of a thin scope into the urinary tract). We use the
latest advances in ultrasonic lithotripters, holimum lasers and laproscopic
|Laser and Minimally Invasive Surgery
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