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Advanced Gastroenterology Surgery

What is Advanced Gastroenterology?

Advanced Gastroenterology is a specialized field within medicine focused on the diagnosis and treatment of complex diseases affecting the gastrointestinal (GI) tract, which includes the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine (colon), rectum, liver, gallbladder, and pancreas. Leveraging cutting-edge technology and groundbreaking research, advanced gastroenterology goes beyond standard procedures to offer highly specialized interventions that are often minimally invasive, reducing pain and accelerating recovery.

At North Texas Surgical Specialists, we specialize in advanced gastroenterology surgery, setting the benchmark for state-of-the-art, patient-centric care. Leveraging the latest advancements in medical technology and surgical procedures, our highly experienced team is dedicated to providing minimally invasive solutions for a wide range of gastrointestinal issues. From complex laparoscopic surgeries to innovative endoscopic techniques, we prioritize your comfort and well-being at every stage. Our commitment to excellence is showcased by our exceptional success rates, reduced post-operative complications, and faster recovery times. Entrust us with your gastrointestinal health, and experience the future of surgical care today.

Advanced Gastroenterology Treatments

Advanced Gastroenterology tackles a wide array of conditions and disorders that may not be adequately managed by standard gastroenterological care. Below are some of the conditions we specialize in:

  • Esophageal Conditions

    Barrett's Esophagus
    Esophageal strictures and cancer

  • Stomach and Duodenal Conditions

    Gastric ulcers
    Stomach cancer

  • Intestinal Issues

    Crohn’s Disease
    Ulcerative Colitis
    Small bowel tumors

  • Colorectal Conditions

    Colorectal Cancer
    Anal fissures and fistulas

  • Liver, Gallbladder, and Pancreas

    Gallstones and cholecystitis
    Pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer

  • Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures

    Advanced endoscopy (including EUS and ERCP)
    Laparoscopic and robotic surgery
    Interventional radiology techniques for GI conditions

Benefits of Robotic Surgery

Robotic-assisted surgery is a leading-edge procedure. It is minimally invasive — meaning large surgical incisions are not required — and the precision of the technology can be an ideal option for delicate and complex surgeries involving vascular issues.

Robotic-assisted surgery enables vascular surgeons to perform a more precise operation less invasive than conventional vascular surgery, leading to benefits for patients such as:

  • Significantly less pain 
  • Less blood loss
  • Less risk of infection
  • Less scarring
  • Shorter hospital stay
  • Quicker recovery time and return to normal activities
  • Clinical outcomes comparable to conventional surgeries

Why Robotic-assisted Surgery?

During the operative procedure the surgeon sits at a controlling console near the patient. An assisting surgeon is at the bedside next to the patient. Through a video camera, the operating surgeon watches the operative field and controls several robotic arms from the console, which replicate the surgeon’s hand movements. Three computers at the console track those movements 1,000 times a second, digitizing the information and enabling unprecedented surgical precision. Computer-assisted robotic surgery allows procedures to be performed that previously were beyond the capabilities of human manual dexterity.

A benefit to the patient from robotic-assisted surgery is a decreased length of recovery time. Instead of months of recovery from the healing of the sternum, recuperation times can be reduced to a matter of weeks. The operation is performed thoracoscopically, meaning it is less invasive because it requires only small, keyhole incisions between the ribs rather than a chest-length opening for vascular surgeons to operate around the heart. Patients can often return to normal activity in two to three weeks instead of six to eight weeks, common to standard open surgery.

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