Treatments for Surgical Care

Surgical Procedures

Aortic Aneurysm Surgery

When minimally invasive intervention methods for treating abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) are no longer an option, a vascular care physician may recommend aortic repair surgery as the best course of treatment.

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Surgery

Breast Cancer Surgery

Our specialized breast surgeons are experts in breast-sparing surgery.

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Minimally Invasive Surgery

Cancer Surgery

As part of the cancer care multidisciplinary team, our surgeons coordinate care with oncologists, radiologists and pathologists to help decide the best course of treatment for each patient.

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Surgery

Carotid Endartectomy Surgery

Carotid endartectomy surgery is performed to remove the plaque buildup inside of the blocked carotid artery.

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Surgery

Cervical Discectomy and Fusion

A cervical discectomy and fusion is a surgical procedure performed on the cervical (neck) region of the spine to help relieve pressure on nerves, and also occasionally on the spinal cord.

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Surgery

Cesarean Section (C-Section)

In this video Dr. Nageotte performs a cesarean section to deliver a baby at the MemorialCare Center for Women at Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach.

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Surgery

Congenital Heart Surgery

Congenital heart surgery can correct or improve heart disease malformations that developed before birth and are producing symptoms at birth, during childhood, or in adulthood.

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Surgery

Coronary Artery Bypass (CABG) Surgery

Coronary artery bypass (CABG) surgery, also referred to as Coronary Revascularization, is a surgical procedure that allows blood to bypass or flow around clogged arteries bringing more blood and oxygen to the heart. It is often called CABG (pronounced like the word "cabbage") which stands for Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.

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Surgery

Heart Valve Repair or Replacement Surgery

In this video Dr. Bethencourt performs an open-heart surgery to repair a leaking mitrial valve and tricuspid valve and to treat atrial fibrillation.

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Surgery

Hip Replacement Surgery

According to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, more than 285,000 total hip replacements are performed each year in the United States.

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Surgery

Knee Replacement Surgery

Severe knee pain is an ailment that many Americans endure. One of the most effective ways to correct the problem is with total knee replacement surgery.

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Surgery

Lumbar Fusion

A lumbar fusion is an operation to stabilize the lower back by creating bony bridges between at least two vertebrae and eliminating motion between them.

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Surgery

Lumbar Laminectomy

A lumbar laminectomy is the surgical removal of the lamina or part of the lamina on one or more of the vertebrae in the lower back.

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Surgery

Lumbar Microdiscectomy

Lumbar microsdiscectomy is a surgical treatment for the lumbar spine (lower back).

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Surgery

Maze Surgery

Maze surgery treats atrial fibrillation, a type of an abnormal heart rhythm, by creating a "maze" of new electrical pathways so that electrical impulses can travel easily through the heart.

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Surgery

Peripheral Vascular Surgery

Peripheral vascular surgery can be performed as an endarterectomy procedure, a technique used to remove the plaque buildup inside of the blocked artery.

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Surgery

Septal Myectomy Surgery

Septal myectomy surgery is performed to remove part of an enlarged heart muscle called the septal muscle.

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Surgery

Shoulder Replacement Surgery

According to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, each year 53,000 people in the U.S. have shoulder replacement surgery - also called total shoulder arthroplasty.

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Surgery

Minimally Invasive Procedures

Deep Brain Stimulation

Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) may be an effective treatment option for patients with movement disorders; specifically essential tremor, dystonia or Parkinson’s disease, and those whose symptoms are

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Minimally Invasive Surgery

Gastric Bypass Surgery

Gastric bypass operations that restrict food intake and cause malabsorption result in more weight-loss than those operations that only restrict food intake. Patients who have bypass operations generally lose two–thirds (80%) of their excess weight within two years.

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Minimally Invasive Surgery

Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Gastric sleeve surgery or sleeve gastrectomy involves stapling approximately 70-80 percent of the stomach's natural capacity without involving the intestinal tract.

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Minimally Invasive Surgery

Kyphoplasty

Kyphoplasty is a minimally invasive surgical procedure for people suffering with compression fractures of the spine.

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Surgery

LINX Reflux Management System

LINX is the most recent procedure for treating GERD and has proved to be highly effective in relieving severe GERD symptoms completely.

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Minimally Invasive Surgery

Minimally Invasive Direct CAB (MIDCAB) Surgery

A coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) surgical procedure that is performed without having the heart stopped and connected to a heart-lung machine.

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Minimally Invasive Surgery

Minimally Invasive Maze Surgery

Minimally invasive maze surgery, also known as mini-maze, is an advanced procedure for atrial fibrillation.

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Minimally Invasive Surgery

Minimally Invasive Surgery

At MemorialCare we know that less is more, so our surgeons seek to perform the least invasive approach possible.

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Minimally Invasive Surgery

Nissen Fundoplication Surgery

Nissen Fundoplication has a long track record with exceptional results and can be performed on almost every severe GERD patients. It is the most commonly performed fundoplication worldwide.

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Minimally Invasive Surgery

Pallidotomy

This surgical procedure destroys a group of cells in the internal globus pallidus, the major area from which information leaves the basal ganglia.

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Minimally Invasive Surgery

Revision Weight-Loss Surgery

Weight-loss surgery is typically very effective when patients follow their dietary and exercise plans, but in 20-30 percent of cases, these procedures may not produce lasting weight loss results and regaining weight may occur.

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Minimally Invasive Surgery

Spine Surgery

Kyphoplasty and verebroplasty are minimally invasive surgical procedures commonly performed to treat spinal compression fractures, also known as vertebral compression fractures (VCFs).

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Minimally Invasive Surgery

Thalamotomy

This surgical procedure destroys a small group of cells in the thalamus, a major area that receives information from the basal ganglia.

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Minimally Invasive Surgery

Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UVPPP)

Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UVPPP) is a robotic-assisted, minimally invasive surgery procedure designed to treat sleep apnea that involves the removal of obstructive tissues found in the back of the

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Minimally Invasive Surgery

Robotic-Assisted Procedures

Mako™ Partial Knee

Long Beach Memorial offers Mako Partial Knee — an innovative treatment option designed to relieve the pain caused by joint degeneration due to osteoarthritis.

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Robotic-Assisted Surgery

Mako™ Total Hip

Long Beach Memorial offers Mako™ Robotic-Arm Assisted Surgery as an alternative to traditional total hip replacement surgeries.

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Robotic-Assisted Surgery

Mako™ Total Knee

The MemorialCare Joint Replacement Center at Long Beach Memorial knows that each patient is unique and can experience joint pain for different reasons.

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Robotic-Assisted Surgery

Robotic-Assisted Cancer Surgery

The robotic surgical system uses robotic computer technology providing breakthrough minimally invasive surgical capabilities that offer many benefits.

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Robotic-Assisted Surgery

Robotic-Assisted Cholecystectomy

During a robotic-assisted cholecystectomy procedure (removal of the gallbladder), the surgeon retracts the gallbladder and dissects the cystic artery and cystic duct. Since visualization of the gallbladder and surrounding structures are clearly seen, surgery is done accurately and safely.

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Robotic-Assisted Surgery

Robotic-Assisted Gastrectomy

A robotic-assisted Gastrectomy procedure is performed by making four small incisions – one 12 mm incision at the patient’s belly button, and three 8mm incisions at the upper abdomen.

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Robotic-Assisted Surgery

Robotic-Assisted Gynecologic Surgery

The robotic surgical system provides breakthrough minimally invasive surgical capabilities. A wide variety of benign (non-cancerous) or malignant (cancerous) conditions that affect a woman's reproductive system, consisting of the uterus, vagina, ovaries and fallopian tubes, may be treated with this surgery.
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Robotic-Assisted Surgery

Robotic-Assisted Heart Surgery

The da Vinci Surgical System uses robotic computer technology providing breakthrough minimally invasive surgical capabilities that offer greater surgical benefits.

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Robotic-Assisted Surgery

Robotic-Assisted Heart Valve Repair or Replacement

Robotic-assisted heart valve repair or replacement surgery using the da Vinci® Si Surgical System is performed to mend defective or diseased mitral or tricuspid valves.

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Robotic-Assisted Surgery

Robotic-Assisted Hysterectomy Surgery

Hysterectomy is one of the most common surgeries among women and is often recommended to resolve serious and sometimes painful conditions such as endometriosis, excessive menstrual bleeding or uter

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Robotic-Assisted Surgery

Robotic-Assisted Inguinal Hernia Repair (with Mesh)

Inguinal hernia repair is a surgery to repair a hernia in the abdominal wall of the groin. A hernia is tissue that bulges out of a weak place in the abdominal wall. In some cases, the intestines may also bulge out in the weakened area.

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Robotic-Assisted Surgery

Robotic-Assisted Minimally Invasive Direct CAB Surgery

Robotic-assisted surgery with the da Vinci® Si Surgical System reduces the risks associated with the use of the heart-lung machine—cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB), and allows for a faster recovery.

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Robotic-Assisted Surgery

Robotic-Assisted Minimally Invasive Maze Surgery

This minimally invasive procedure, similar to MAZE surgery, uses ablation rather than a scalpel and is performed with the da Vinci® Si Surgical System, a robotic computer technology.

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Robotic-Assisted Surgery

Robotic-Assisted Mitral Valve Repair Surgery

Robotic- assisted mitral valve surgery is a type of minimally invasive heart surgery performed by a cardiac surgeon with an endoscopic, closed-chest approach. This procedure is performed when the mitral valve does not function properly.

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Robotic-Assisted Surgery

Robotic-Assisted Myomectomy

With robotic-assisted technology, gynecologic surgeons are now able to perform uterine-preserving myomectomies in a minimally invasive way. Through three to five small incisions, robotic assistance allows for superior surgical precision and the ability to do a multi-layer closure - effectively reconstructing the uterus.

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Robotic-Assisted Surgery

Robotic-Assisted Nissen Fundoplication Surgery

Nissen fundoplication has a long track record with exceptional results and can be performed on almost every severe GERD patients. It is the most commonly performed fundoplication worldwide.

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Robotic-Assisted Surgery

Robotic-Assisted Single-Site Gallbladder Surgery

Using Single-Site™ robotic instruments, surgeons are able to perform a laparoscopic cholecystectomy (removal of the gallbladder) with only one incision, which is approximately one inch.

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Robotic-Assisted Surgery

Robotic-Assisted Single-Site Hysterectomy Surgery

Hysterectomy is one of the most common surgeries among women and is often recommended to resolve serious and sometimes painful conditions such as endometriosis, excessive menstrual bleeding or uter

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Robotic-Assisted Surgery

Robotic-Assisted Surgery

MemorialCare Health System is committed to being at the forefront of technology and to provide our patients with the best care and outcomes. The da Vinci® Si Surgical System (da Vinci) provides breakthrough capabilities that offer greater patient benefits.

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Robotic-Assisted Surgery

Peripheral Angioplasty & Stenting

State-of-the-Art Angiography Suite

The suite takes minimally invasive capabilities to a higher level, with advanced imaging technology supporting a wide variety of interventional vascular procedures.

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Minimally Invasive Surgery