Your gallbladder is an organ that stores bile to help you digest fat. Sometimes the gallbladder can become inflamed, infected or blocked. If these ailments occur, Dr. Sachse may suggest minimally invasive gallbladder surgery.
During minimally invasive gallbladder surgery, surgeons remove the gallbladder with precision instruments through either a small incision in the belly button or a few small incisions. One of the instruments used has a small camera attached to it, which allows the surgeon to take pictures inside the body to guide the operation.
There are many benefits to da Vinci surgery, including:
Every surgery comes with risk. If you are undergoing a minimally invasive Cholecystectomy, there are a few risks to keep in mind, such as:
Consult Dr. Sachse if you believe you may be a candidate for a da Vinci Cholecystectomy procedure. Call (571) 512-5300 today.