Minimally Invasive Surgery
Also known as laparoscopic surgery, minimally invasive surgery is one of our specialties. Surgeons use tiny fiber optic cameras and specially-designed surgical instruments to perform procedures through incisions no larger than half an inch. This allows for less blood loss, less postoperative discomfort, smaller scars, quicker recovery times, and typically shorter hospital stays… meaning patients return to their daily routines and full activities in much less time.
Abington Memorial Hospital also features the latest in minimally invasive robotic surgery. The da Vinci® S Surgical System is a phenomenal technology that gives surgeons great precision, flexibility and control by providing a magnified, 3-D view of the surgical site.
Our surgical staff provides minimally invasive procedures across many services, including: