Minimally Invasive Gynecological Surgery in Reno, NV
Minimally invasive gynecological surgery can treat a number of gynecological conditions and patients can generally return home the same day.
Minimally invasive gynecological surgery, also known as laparoscopic surgery, is surgery performed through small incisions in your skin. In most cases, minimally invasive surgery is a lower-risk option than open surgery, and you’re likely to have less pain and smaller scars. It is also more affordable.
Dr. Poppen uses the Endosee Advance Office Hysteroscope to diagnosis and treat many gynecological conditions without the need to go to the hospital operating room. This allows for immediate diagnosis of a patient’s abnormal uterine bleeding with quick recovery and minimal discomfort.
Colposcopy is primarily done following an abnormal pap smear to assess the cause of a cervix abnormality. Solutions are placed on the cervix to enhance the difference between normal and abnormal cells. Biopsies of the abnormal cells are often taken and sent to pathology for further evaluation.