Minimally Invasive Surgery Shortens Recovery Time

Skagit Regional Health offers the latest minimally invasive procedures for our patients. A minimally invasive procedure is performed by entering the body through the skin, a body cavity or anatomical opening, but with the least impact possible to these structures.

Small Incision Leads to Big Benefits

Minimally invasive surgeries allow surgeons to perform complex procedures through small incisions as an alternative to both traditional open surgery and conventional laparoscopy. Laparoscopy, surgery done through one or more small incisions, uses small tubes and tiny cameras and surgical instruments. Laparoscopy was one of the first types of minimally invasive surgery. There are many benefits to patients, including less recovery time, a shorter hospital stay and a lower chance of infection.

Types of Minimally Invasive Surgery

Our surgeons perform many types of minimally invasive procedures, including:

For More Information About Minimally Invasive Surgery

To learn more about our minimally invasive surgery services, please contact one of the team members at Skagit Regional Health at 360-428-2500. We can help you make an appointment with a specialist at one of our convenient locations.