Category Archives: Surgery

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 […]