What Is Elective Surgery?

What Is Elective Surgery? – Overview I’ve heard the term “elective surgery,” but I’m not sure what it means. Is it just a procedure that you choose to get, like a nose job? – Heather The name “elective” might imply that this type of surgery is optional, but that’s not always Read more…

Laparoscopic Surgery – What is it?

Laparoscopic or “minimally invasive” surgery is a specialized technique for performing surgery. In the past, this technique was commonly used for gynecologic surgery and for gall bladder surgery. Over the last 10 years the use of this technique has expanded into intestinal surgery. In traditional “open” surgery the surgeon uses Read more…