Minimally Invasive Surgery
Before recommending any form of surgery, the health care providers at Rock Hill GYN & OB carefully work to understand your diagnosis along with your unique circumstances. We discuss all of your options with you and always attempt treatment that places surgery as a last resort. When surgery is deemed to be necessary, we perform minimally invasive surgery in both Rock Hill and Fort Mill, SC, whenever possible that eliminates many of the disadvantages of traditional open surgical procedures.
What is Minimally Invasive Surgery?
This type of surgery makes use of techniques such as laparoscopy or hysteroscopy to treat certain gynecologic conditions. Only a few small incisions are required. Through minimally invasive surgical techniques, it is possible to:
- Decrease your stay in the hospital
- Shorten your overall recovery time
- Minimize the amount of pain you experience
- Reduce the presence of scarring
- Less risk of infection or other complications
Types of Minimally Invasive Surgery
There is more than one approach to minimally invasive surgery that will be used depending on what is being treated. Some of the types of minimally invasive surgery we perform include:
- Vaginal Technique
- Laparoscopic-Assisted Vaginal Technique
What Can be Treated with Minimally Invasive Surgery?
Tubal ligation, myomectomy, and hysterectomy are examples of surgeries that can be performed using minimally invasive techniques. The surgeons at Rock Hill GYN & OB are trained to treat conditions that include:
- Abnormal bleeding
- Ectopic pregnancy
- Gynecologic cancers
- Ovarian cysts
- Painful periods
- Pelvic organ prolapse
- Pelvic adhesions (painful scar tissue)
- Pelvic pain
- Pelvic inflammatory disease
- Postmenopausal bleeding
- Uterine fibroids
- Uterine polyps
Schedule Your Appointment
We are always dedicated to pursuing your best interest. Your physician will work closely with you to evaluate your symptoms, overall health, and other factors to determine whether you are a good candidate for minimally invasive surgery. Contact us to schedule an appointment.