Surgeons at Lourdes are leaders in the region in surgery. Volumes in this area have nearly doubled in recent years. Studies show the higher a surgery center’s volumes, the better the outcomes. There is a direct correlation between experience and quality care.
We understand you want minimally invasive surgery:
• Small incisions
• A fast recovery
• Little scares
If you’ve been diagnosed with prostate, cervix or uterus cancer; fibroid tumors, hysterectomies or other complex surgeries, you may be a candidate for the da Vinci® surgical system.
How da Vinci® works for your doctor
Lourdes purchased “today’s” surgical system used by surgeons worldwide. The da Vinci® features special instruments that magnify, bend and rotate. These features enable your surgeon to operate with enhanced vision, precision, dexterity and control.
How da Vinci® works for you
• A shorter hospital stay
• Less blood loss
• Fewer complications
• Less need for narcotic pain medicine
• A faster recovery
• Smaller incisions associated with minimal scarring
Over the years a lot of updating has taken place at Lourdes. Lourdes Surgical Services is no exception. We’ve added innovative treatments and focused specialty care. But some things haven’t changed. We’ll focus on giving you positive results; take the extra time to listen to your needs; and yes, we’ll wrap you in a heated blanket and even hold your hand.
Lourdes Medical Center offers you same-day surgery in a newly remodeled surgery center. We’ve expanded to provide a full-service gastrointestinal (GI) lab and bronchoscopy suite to better meet your needs, our patient. This surgery area is technologically advanced and capable of performing simple and complicated diagnostic procedures.
Inpatient is a term used when your surgery requires an overnight stay in the hospital. Depending on your surgery and medical condition, you may need to stay more than one night. It is usually a precautionary measure to keep you in the hospital for observation.
Don’t worry. We’ll do what Lourdes does best. We’ll give you the personal, focused care you deserve.