Lake Charles Memorial Hospital for Women offers minimally invasive
gynecologic procedures and same day surgeries in southwest Louisiana conducted by
board-certified gynecologists and surgeons using innovative laparoscopic
and hysteroscopic technologies to perform surgery through tiny
incisions. This minimally invasive approach enables patients to return
to routine activities in a shorter period of time while experiencing
less discomfort after surgery.
A laparoscope is a thin, fiber-optic tube that has a tiny video camera
at its tip. The laparoscope is inserted through a small incision in the
navel and guided to the problem area. The surgeon then inserts tiny
surgical instruments through other small incisions to perform a
A hysteroscope is a thin, telescopic tube used to see inside the uterus.
The use of a hysteroscope requires no incisions. The hysteroscope is
inserted through the vagina and into the uterus. Small micro-surgical
instruments can be inserted through the hysteroscope to perform a
Stereotactic breast biopsies to assess a breast
abnormality, as well as sentinel node biopsy which uses cutting-edge,
pinpoint accuracy to remove the first few lymph nodes into which a tumor
drains are also utilized for breast diagnostics and treatment.
Gynecologic, cosmetic and general surgeries are
performed in our state-of-the-art surgery suites. Many women's
procedures are performed using the latest minimally invasive,
laparoscopic techniques such as:
- Laparoscopic "Sling" Bladder Lift
- Laparoscopic Hysterectomy
- Stereotactic Breast Biopsy
- Bladder Cystography Uterine Fibroid Artery Embolization
- Endometrial Ablation
- Laser-assisted Hemorroidectomy
- Tubal Ligation
- Sclerotherapy & Laser Vein Surgery
- D & C
What can you expect the day of your surgery?
Memorial Hospital Surgery Guide
From pre-admission to discharge, we have designed Same Day Surgery at
Memorial Hospital for Women with you in mind. Convenient parking,
wireless internet, and the women's specialty recovery unit make same day
surgery at Memorial for Women the right choice.
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