Weight-Loss Surgery Done With Just A Tiny Scar
CBS News Interactive: HealthwatchDENVER (CBS) ― Click to enlarge1 of 1
Using the SILS technique, Dr. Snyder operated through just one small cut near the belly button.
numSlides of totalImages Related LinksKCNC-TV Local Coverage
A bariatric surgeon in Denver is now performing weight loss surgery through just one small incision near the belly button. The technique is called SILS or single incision laparoscopic surgery. It’s an innovative way of doing adjustable gastric band surgery — it leaves just a tiny scar.