Author Archives: Adel El-Ghazzawy, MD

What Is Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy?

Removal of the gallbladder utilizing minimally invasive surgical techniques is called Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy. It involves inserting a tiny video camera with light (laparoscope) into a small incision near the navel. The surgeon can then watch the internal organs through a video monitor while manipulating long, specially designed instruments through additional incisions. The gallbladder is delicately […]

Robotic Single-Site Cholecystectomy

The field of minimally-invasive surgery is an ever-expanding one, and robotic single site cholecystectomy is on the cutting-edge of it. Cholecystectomy, or removal of the Gall Bladder, has classically been done with open or laparoscopic surgery, but most people who require a cholecystectomy are candidates for the robotic single-site procedure. The US Food and Drug […]

Abdominal Wall Reconstructive Surgery

The abdominal wall is three layers of muscle that protect the internal organs. When this wall is damaged by wounds or persistent hernias, reconstructive surgery may be necessary. Typically, hernia corrective surgery is the first line of defense, but sometimes the repair doesn’t sustain, and thus more advanced methods are required. The purpose of abdominal […]