Gynecologic Laparoscopic Surgery in Livingston, NJ

What is Gynecologic Laparoscopic Surgery?

At our office in Livingston, NJ, Dr. Quartell proudly offers minimally invasive gynecologic laparoscopic surgery so patients can live their healthiest and most comfortable lives. Gynecologic laparoscopic surgical methods involve a minimally invasive technique that replaces the traditional method and the need for a large incision. Dr. Quartell is a recognized leader in the field of laparoscopy and laparoscopic robotic gynecological surgery, and when you visit our practice, we will ensure that you are fully informed about the entire process. Laparoscopic surgery can be used to address a variety of conditions, including pelvic pain, infections, infertility, and more. Learn more about the applications and benefits of this modern form of surgery and how Dr. Quartell can help you stay on top of your gynecological health in NJ.

When is Gynecologic Laparoscopic Surgery Used?

Like other gynecologic treatment methods, gynecologic laparoscopic surgery is used to diagnose and treat various women’s health conditions. When you come to see Dr. Quartell, he will review your symptoms and concerns and then create a potential treatment path, which will include determining if laparoscopic surgical methods are suited to your situation. Conditions that may prompt Dr. Quartell to consider gynecologic laparoscopic surgery include:

What are the Benefits of Gynecologic Laparoscopic Surgery?

Gynecologic laparoscopic surgery has many benefits in comparison to traditional methods of gynecologic surgery. This method of surgery involves smaller incisions – laparoscopic surgery is ideal for patients who are nervous about the risks associated with invasive surgery or who don’t want to take extensive time off for recovery. These techniques are associated with a much faster recovery time than traditional methods, as well as lower risks of infection and bleeding, shorter hospital stays, and less pain and scarring. Along with experience in general laparoscopic methods, Dr. Quartell is also skilled in performing laparoscopic robotic surgery. This method utilizes robotic arms that are steadier than human hands, and can be better at fine manipulations. 

How is Gynecologic Laparoscopic Surgery Performed?

When you meet with Dr. Quartell, he will review your symptoms, medical history, and health profile to determine if you are a good candidate for laparoscopic surgery. Laparoscopic surgery is almost always performed under general anesthesia, so you will be asleep during the procedure. The procedure itself begins with the insertion of a catheter to collect the patient’s urine. Then, a small needle is used to fill the patient’s abdomen with carbon dioxide gas to keep the abdomen wall away from organs and reduce the risk of injury. A small incision can then be made at the naval, where the laparoscope will be inserted to make a diagnosis or perform a treatment. 

What is Recovery from Laparoscopic Surgery Like?

Most laparoscopic surgery patients are able to go home the same day as surgery – they will just need someone else to drive them home. Patients who undergo gynecologic laparoscopic surgery in Livingston can expect to feel slightly sore and tired after surgery. Recovery time varies depending on the patient and the procedure that was performed, but in general, recovery will be much shorter than the alternative of traditional open surgery.

Gynecologic Laparoscopic Surgery in Livingston, NJ

If you are suffering from a gynecologic condition, trust Dr. Quartell to determine the right treatment path for you and perform gynecologic laparoscopic surgery with care and precision. Dr. Quartell works with patients of all ages to address all manner of women’s health concerns, and he and his team will ensure that you are fully informed and comfortable throughout your entire journey with us. Dr. Quartell has performed hundreds of laparoscopic surgery procedures, and will take your unique needs and situation into account to provide compassionate, personalized care. Please contact us today by calling 973-716-9600 to schedule an appointment at our Livingston, NJ office or to learn more about all that we can do for you.

  • Dr. Anthony C. Quartell has been recognized by New York Magazine and New Jersey Monthly numerous times in the category ‘Best Doctors’. In addition, he was rated and awarded ‘The Patients’ Choice Award’ by his patients!

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  • Dr. Anthony C. Quartell was rated and awarded ‘The Patients’ Choice Award’ by his patients!

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