More than 1 million Americans undergo gallbladder surgery every year. Yet relatively few people even really understand what the gallbladder does—or why it would need to be removed. Recently, a new robotic operating platform for removing the gallbladder has enabled surgeons to use a single incision that is less than an inch long. Robotically assisted surgery gives the surgeon much more control and dexterity.
Learn more about robotically assisted surgery in this article posted on La Jolla Patch, Single-Site Gallbladder Surgery Means Fewer Scars, Faster Recovery or attend a free seminar with Dr. Cheryl Olson on Sept. 25, 2013, at 11:30 a.m. at the La Jolla YMCA, (8355 Cliffridge Ave, La Jolla, CA 92037).