Soft Tissue Surgery

Internal Structures And Oncology

IMG_6240Surgery on the soft tissues of the body can be used to address and treat a wide range of medical conditions. Soft tissue surgery can include procedures to correct malformations, abnormalities in blood supply, wound management, obstructions and congenital problems, to name a few.

Surgical oncology is often used to manage a wide variety of different cancer types and includes removal of cancers as well as reconstruction of tissues affected by either surgery or radiation treatment.

Some of the more common advanced procedures involve surgery on the:

  • Biliary system – gall bladder and common bile duct
  • Urinary system – urethrotomy, perineal urethrostomy, cystotomy, cystopexy, kidney transplant
  • Gastrointestinal system – enterotomies, end-to-end intestinal anastomosis, gastropexy , gastrotomy, splenectomy, pancreatic biopsy/pancreatectomy, liver biopsy, portosystemic shunt correction, liver mass removal
  • Endocrine system – thyroidectomy, parathyroidectomy, adrenalectomy
  • Respiratory system – rhinoplasty, elongated soft palate resection, laryngeal sacculectomy, lung lobectomy, tracheostomy, arytenoid lateralization for laryngeal paralsysis
  • Cardiovascular system – pericardectomy, portosystemic shunt correction, vascular ring anamolies, patent ductus arteriorus, arterio-venous fistula

IMG_1547BAVS has available the following advanced hemostatic instrumentation:

  • Ligasure
  • TA stapling
  • Electrocautery