Minimally Invasive Surgery

Minimally Invasive Surgery

Minimally Invasive Surgery

Methodist Stone Oak Hospital

Methodist Stone Oak Hospital

A Leader in Minimally Invasive Surgery

Technology Uses Smaller Incisions to Decrease Blood Loss and Facilitate Recovery

Methodist Stone Oak Hospital has invested in some of the most advanced equipment and doctors to make minimally invasive surgery available to San Antonians.

With advanced technologies, many surgeries that once required more invasive procedures are being done with less trauma and shorter hospital stays at Methodist Stone Oak. Operations using the new technologies include:

  • Cardiac
    • Mitral, Tricuspid and Aortic Valve Repair & Replacement
    • Atrial Septal Defects
    • Coronary Artery Bypass
  • Gynecology
    • Hysterectomy
    • Cervical, Ovarian & Uterine Cancer
    • Endometriosis
  • Orthopedic
    • Hip & Knee Replacement
  • Spine
    • Pinched Nerve
    • Herniated Disc
  • Other
    • Urology
    • General Surgery
    • Cardiothoracic

Safer Procedures, Shorter Recovery

With the daVinci Surgical System®, minimally invasive surgeries can be performed safer and with a shorter recovery time by creating smaller incisions and harming less of the surrounding tissues. For example:

  • Hip and knee replacements can now be performed as “tissue-sparing” procedures, which allow patients with an alternative to traditional surgery and a quicker recovery.
  • Hysterectomies can now be performed with less blood loss, fewer complications, quicker recovery time and a shorter operating time as compared with traditional open surgery hysterectomies.
  • Cardiac surgeries can now be performed with fewer complications and without having to open the patient’s chest cavity.

Many other kinds of surgery can be performed with minimally invasive techniques. For more information about minimally invasive surgery at Methodist Stone Oak Hospital, talk to your doctor and call the Methodist Healthcare HealthLine 210-575-0355 or toll-free 800-333-7333.

Perioperative & Invasive Services

Methodist Stone Oak Hospital was built specifically with your needs in mind, designing everything – from the architecture of the building, to the equipment we use, to the training we provide our physicians and staff – for superior patient care. Our Perioperative & Invasive Services include:

  • Pre-Admissions Testing
  • Perioperative Holding Room
  • Endoscopy Center
  • Operating Room
  • Post Anesthesia Care Units
  • Cardiac Cath Lab
  • Interventional Radiology

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