Many conditions that require surgery can be performed using minimally invasive techniques. Pediatric surgeons at Nationwide Children’s are specially trained to use minimally invasive techniques whenever possible to reduce pain, length of hospital stays and the appearance of surgical scars. Learn more about minimally invasive surgery.
Minimally invasive techniques are used for many different conditions, from the most common to complex congenital disorders, including:
Is minimally invasive surgery an option for your child?
Minimally invasive surgery offers the ability to perform operations with less pain and quicker recovery, but it is not appropriate for all types surgeries. If your child needs to have surgery it is important to ask the surgeon whether MIS is an option. If you would like a second opinion about your child’s options, contact us.