Surgical Procedures

Surgical Procedures

Surgical Procedures
Surgical procedures are done to repair injuries to joints, muscles and bones and to diagnose and treat certain diseases. Learn more about surgical procedures from our experts.

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    What kind of medication are patients given after surgery?
    Generally patients will go home with an anticoagulant and a basic pain medication. In this video, Carrie Stafstrom, director of orthopedics and neuroscience at Los Robles Hospital & Medical Center, explains how pain is managed after surgery.
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    How have neuroendovascular procedures advanced over time?
    Technology for neuroendovascular procedures has grown by leaps and bounds. Watch Carrie Stafstrom, director of orthopedics and neuroscience at Los Robles Hospital & Medical Center, explain how these surgeries have become more minimally invasive.
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    What Are Benefits of a Minimally Invasive Hysterectomy?
    Minimally-invasive hysterectomy patients get to go home sooner and have less pain compared to traditional surgery. Watch OB/GYN Errick Arroyo, MD, of Overland Park Regional Medical Center, and his patient describe the benefits of the technique.
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    What should I do before I schedule my surgery?
    Always do your research before scheduling a surgery. In this video, Gabe Bullaro, MD, of Los Robles Hospital discusses what a patient should know before surgery.
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    What are some procedures where robotics can be applied?
    Robotics is an elevated level of laproscopic surgery says, Gabe Bullaro, MD, of Los Robles Hospital. In this video, he explains the process of robotic surgery.
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    How should a patient choose a surgeon for a surgery?
    Experience is the most important aspect a person should look for in a surgeon. In this video, Gabe Bullaro, MD, of Los Robles Hospital explains the different criteria patients look at in a surgeon.
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    How does a dedicated surgical facility benefit a patient?
    A dedicated surgical facility is a more controlled environment, says Gabe Bullaro, MD, of Los Robles Hospital. In this video, he explains the benefits of a surgical facility.
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    What are the recovery advantages of laparoscopic vs open surgery?
    Laparascopic surgery provides the surgeon with a better view of the abdominal cavity. In this video, Rick Kline, MD, Trauma Medical Director at Regional Medical Center of San Jose explains the benefits of laparoscopic surgery.
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    What can patients do to prevent complications from surgery?
    There are three specific things patients can do after surgery to prevent complications. Find out what they are in this video with Rick Kline, MD, Trauma Medical Director at Regional Medical Center of San Jose.
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    What are the latest technological advances in surgery?
    The development of the laparoscope over the last 25 years has allowed for more and more types of minimally invasive surgeries. In this video, Rick Kline, MD, Trauma Medical Director at Regional Medical Center of San Jose, shares details.