Laparoscopic Tumor Surgery at Northern Westchester Hospital
Patients with malignant (cancerous) and non-malignant (benign) tumors are treated at Northern Westchester Hospital by laparoscopic and robotic surgery specialists. We're using ground-breaking medical technologies such as the daVinci Surgical System to perform precise, minimally invasive laparoscopic tumor surgery and to diagnose and treat a variety of conditions and diseases.
Call us at 914-506-5612 or click here to request a consultation with one of our laparoscopic tumor surgery specialists.
How Laparoscopic Surgery Works
The surgical team makes a series of small incisions around the site of the tumor. A high-definition camera is inserted through one incision to provide a clear, color image of the treatment site. You may be a candidate for ground-breaking robotic tumor surgery with the daVinci Surgical System to accurately locate and treat cancerous and non-cancerous tumors. Robot-assisted surgery gives your northern Westchester surgeon enhanced visualization at the surgical site and increased precision to remove cancerous and non-cancerous tumors while leaving healthy neighboring tissue intact.
Advantages of Laparoscopic Tumor Surgery
When compared to traditional, open surgical methods, laparoscopic tumor surgery can help patients achieve better outcomes such as:
• Faster recovery
• Less post-operative pain, reducing the need for pain medication
• Smaller incisions and minimal scarring
• Reduced risk of post-operative infections and bleeding at the surgical site
• Shorter hospital stay
• Minimal damage to tissues and organs surrounding the tumor
It's important to note that while minimally invasive surgery is widely considered safe and highly effective, some conditions may require a different course of treatment.
Minimally Invasive Biopsy (Testing of Tumors)
When possible, we use robot-assisted equipment to perform minimally-invasive testing of tumors throughout the body. With the guidance of high-definition medical imaging, robotic instrumentation assists your surgeon in performing biopsies with the smallest incisions on tumors of the breast, lung, liver, prostate, adrenal glands, endocrine glands, spleen and spine to provide our patients with fast, accurate diagnosis of their condition.
We're improving patient outcomes, reducing surgical risks, and, with many procedures, shortening recovery times by eliminating the need for large surgical incisions. In some cases, we're able to perform life-changing laparoscopic and robotic procedures for conditions that are otherwise deemed untreatable.
To book a consultation with one of our minimally invasive robotic and laparoscopic surgery specialists here at NWH, complete our online contact form or call us at 914-666-1200.