Minimally Invasive Surgery

Board Certified Obstetrician & Gynecologist located in Burlington, MA

Minimally Invasive Surgery services offered in Burlington, MA

If you need minimally invasive surgery due to a gynecological condition, turn to Burlington OBGYN Associates in Burlington, Massachusetts. The board-certified obstetrics and gynecology specialists offer this service to women and adolescent girls to treat many conditions. Schedule an evaluation at Burlington OBGYN Associates by phone or request one online today to learn more.

Minimally Invasive Surgery Q & A

What is minimally invasive surgery?

Minimally invasive surgery at Burlington OBGYN Associates Inc. involves minor procedures that use cutting-edge technologies and treatments. The experienced specialists have advanced equipment to ensure superior results without significant risks, pain, or extended recovery time.

Our experts may offer minimally invasive surgery for:

  • Fibroid removal
  • Treatment for endometriosis
  • Hysterectomy
  • Pelvic organ prolapse correction
  • Cyst removal
  • Tubal ligation

Other minor procedures are also available.

What are the benefits of minimally invasive surgery?

Minimally invasive surgery offers numerous benefits over traditional open surgery. You can expect reduced scarring, minimal bleeding, a shorter recovery time, and a reduced risk of complications. The Burlington OBGYN Associates Inc. specialists are highly trained and skilled in minimally invasive surgery.

Who might need minimally invasive surgery?

There is no standard rule when it comes to who is a good candidate for minimally invasive surgery. Our experts will take into consideration medical history, risk of complications & other factors before recommending minimally invasive surgery. Minimally invasive surgery can be used to treat:

  • Cervical cancer
  • Other gynecological cancers
  • Heavy menstrual bleeding
  • Pelvic pain
  • Infertility
  • Pain during intercourse
  • Permanent birth control

To determine if you’re a candidate for minimally invasive surgery, your Burlington OBGYN Associates Inc. specialist discusses your medical history, lifestyle, symptoms, and treatment preferences.

They complete a physical exam, pelvic exam, a Pap smear (if needed), and diagnostic procedures. Your provider might recommend blood testing, urine tests, a hysteroscopy, an ultrasound, or other imaging procedures.

What should I expect during minimally invasive surgery?

Minimally invasive surgery experts at Burlington OBGYN Associates will give you detailed instructions during pre-operative visits. Follow all instructions before your surgery. You may need to avoid food and drink, stop taking certain medications, and arrange for someone to drive you home afterward.

Typically, your specialist offers local anesthesia with a sedative to help you relax or general anesthesia to make you fall asleep. They use specialized tools to make tiny incisions or gain access to problem areas. After surgery, your specialist closes any incisions and takes you to rest in a recovery area.

What happens after minimally invasive surgery?

In most cases, you can go home the same day after the procedure. It is important to follow your surgeon’s instructions after undergoing minimally invasive surgery. You might experience tenderness, temporary vaginal bleeding, or other side effects. Take medications as directed, get adequate rest, and follow up with your Burlington OBGYN Associates specialist as instructed.

Schedule an appointment at Burlington OBGYN Associates Inc. by phone or request one online today to learn more about minimally invasive surgery and determine if it is right for you.