Procedure VideosDelivering Quicker Recovery with Less Pain
Laparoscopic Splenectomy is a technique whereby the spleen can be removed using several small incisions. The use of smaller incisions leads to less pain after surgery, less time in the hospital and a quicker return to work and full activity. This video reviews such a procedure performed by Mark Liberman, M.D.
Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair repairs a patient’s groin hernia. Traditionally, such a hernia was repaired with an incision above the groin. Now, with laparoscopic technology, this hernia is repaired using three small incisions – resulting in a quicker recovery, as well as a faster return to work and normal activity. This video reviews such a procedure performed by Mark Liberman, M.D.
A laparoscopic adjustable gastric band, commonly referred to as a lap band, is an inflatable silicone device that is placed around the top portion of the stomach, via laparoscopic surgery, in order to treat obesity. Adjustable gastric band surgery is an example of bariatric surgery designed for obese patients with a body mass index (BMI) of 40 or greater—or between 35–40 in cases of patients with certain comorbidities that are known to improve with weight loss, such as sleep apnea, diabetes, osteoarthritis, GERD, Hypertension (high blood pressure), or metabolic syndrome, among others. This video reviews such a procedure performed by Mark Liberman, M.D.