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206-368-1760

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Robotic Surgical Services: General Surgery

Northwest Hospital surgeons perform many general surgery procedures using the da Vinci system. The da Vinci system offers a less-invasive approach to traditional surgery and allows the surgeon greater precision and an increased range of motion. The patient's pain and risk are reduced, and their likelihood of a quick recovery and superior clinical results are increased.

Procedures performed using the da Vinci robot at Northwest Hospital include:

  • Cholecystectomy – Gallbladder removal (single-incision)
  • Colon resection – Removal of all or part of the large intestine
  • Ventral hernia repair – Treatment of hernia in the abdomen
  • Hiatal hernia repair – Treatment of a condition in which part of the stomach moves above the diaphragm
  • Acid reflux surgery – Treatment to prevent stomach acid from leaking into the esophagus
  • Lysis of adhesions – Removal of internal scar tissue
  • Splenectomy – Removal of the spleen
  • Adrenalectomy – Removal of one or both adrenal glands
  • Gastrectomy – Removal of all or part of the stomach
  • Esophagectomy – Removal of all or part of the esophagus

 
The Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence Award
Northwest Hospital Earns The Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence Award
The Emergency Medicine Excellence Award
Northwest Hospital Earns The Emergency Medicine Excellence Award
 
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