Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery

Minimally Invasive Surgery Services & Procedures

Surgical Procedures

Below is a sampling of few of the minimally invasive procedures performed at the Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery.

Bariatric

  • Endoscopic transluminal gastrogastric fistula repair
  • Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band (Lap-Band)
  • Laparoscopic assisted transgastric ERCP
  • Laparoscopic revisional bariatric surgery
  • Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
  • Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy
  • Robotic assisted laparoscopic duodenal switch

Cardiovascular

  • Mini sternotomy aortic valve replacement
  • Mini thoracotomy coronary artery bypass grafting surgery
  • Non-sternotomy mitral valve repair or replacement
  • Off-pump beating heart coronary artery bypass grafting surgery
  • Robotic assisted coronary artery bypass grafting surgery
  • Robotic assisted mediastinal mass resection
  • Robotic assisted mitral valve repair
  • Robotic assisted pericardial window
  • Robotic assisted placement of left ventricular pacing lead for biventricular pacemaker

Colon/Rectal

  • Laparoscopic hand assisted colectomy
  • Laparoscopic right colectomy
  • Laparoscopic sigmoid colectomy
  • Laparoscopic subtotal colectomy
  • Laparoscopic total proctocolectomy with end ileostomy
  • Laparoscopic total proctocolectomy with J pouch
  • Procedure for prolapsing hemorrhoids

General

  • Laparoscopic adrenalectomy
  • Laparoscopic appendectomy
  • Laparoscopic antireflux surgery (Nissen fundoplication, Toupet)
  • Laparoscopic cholecystectomy
  • Laparoscopic common bile duct exploration
  • Laparoscopic exploration for small bowel obstruction
  • Laparoscopic gastrectomy
  • Laparoscopic giant hiatal hernia repair
  • Laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair
  • Laparoscopic intestinal feeding tube placement
  • Laparoscopic liver biopsy
  • Laparoscopic myotomy for achalasia
  • Laparoscopic native nephrectomy
  • Laparoscopic native pancreatectomy
  • Laparoscopic pancreatic pseduocyst drainage
  • Laparoscopic pancreatic tumor resection
  • Laparoscopic parastomal hernia repair
  • Laparoscopic repair of perforated peptic ulcer disease
  • Laparoscopic robotic assisted choledochojejunostomy
  • Laparoscopic segmental liver resection
  • Laparoscopic splenectomy
  • Laparoscopic ventral hernia repair
  • Percutaneous endoscopic gastric feeding tube placement
  • Radiofrequency ablation of liver tumors

Gynecologic Oncology

  • Ablative treatments for dysfunctional uterine bleeding
  • Minor and major intra-abdominal surgical therapies, including laser ablation of endometriosis, treatment of chronic pelvic pain urinary incontinence procedures
  • Permanent and reversible sterilization including the recently introduced Essure® intra-tubal sterilization technique

Neurosurgery

  • Endoscopic assisted craniotomy
  • Endoscopic cyst fenestration
  • Endoscopic pituitary tumor resection
  • Endoscopic third ventriculostomy
  • Endoscopic tumor biopsy

Orthopaedics

  • Microdiskectomy in the lumbar spine
  • Microlaminoforaminotomy in the cervical spine
  • Minimally invasive lumbar spinal fusion
  • Thoracoscopic spinal surgery

Pediatric Urology

  • Laparoscopic nephrectomy and partial nephrectomy
  • Laparoscopic pyeloplasty (pediatrics)

Pediatrics

  • Laparoscopic appendectomy
  • Laparoscopic cholecystectomy
  • Laparoscopic exploration for pain or tumor
  • Laparoscopic gastrostomy tube placement
  • Laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication
  • Laparoscopic rectal resection for and pull-through for Hirschsprung's
  • Laparoscopic splenectomy
  • Thoracoscopic drainage of empyema (chest infection)
  • Thoracoscopic lung resection for tumor or congenital mass

Thoracic

  • Airway stents and laser therapy
  • Esophageal stents and laser therapy
  • Laparoscopic antireflux surgery (Nissen fundoplication, Toupet)
  • Laparoscopic giant hiatal hernia repair
  • Laparoscopic intestinal feeding tube placement
  • Laparoscopic myotomy for achalasia
  • Percutaneous endoscopic gastric feeding tube placement
  • Robotic assisted esophagectomy
  • Robotic assisted lung resection
  • Thoracoscopic and laparoscopic esophagectomy for esophageal cancer
  • Thoracoscopic drainage of empyema (chest infection)
  • Thoracoscopic lung resection for lung cancer (lobectomy, pneumonectomy)
  • Thoracoscopic lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS)
  • Thoracoscopic sympathectomy
  • Thoracoscopic thymectomy

Transplant

  • Hand assist or pure laparoscopic donor nephrectomy
  • Laparoscopic donor segmental pancreatectomy
  • Robotic assisted laparoscopic donor nephrectomy

Urology

  • Cystectomy/prostatectomy
  • Laparoscopic adrenalectomy
  • Laparoscopic cystectomy
  • Laparoscopic nephrectomy
  • Laparoscopic partial nephrectomy
  • Laparoscopic prostatectomy
  • Laparoscopic pyeloplasty
  • Laparoscopic renal cryo therapy for kidney tumor
  • Laparoscopic renal cyst decortication
  • Laparoscopic RPLND (retroperitoneal lymph node dissection for testis cancer)
  • Laparoscopy for kidney and ureteral stone
  • Nephrectomy/partial nephrectomy
  • Percutaneous renal surgery for kidney stones and cancer
  • Robotic assisted prostatectomy
  • Transurethral surgery for benign prostatic hyperplasia
  • TURP (transurethral resection of the prostate)
  • Ureteroscopic holmium laser surgery for kidney stones and ureteral stricture


 
 

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