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We’ve Updated our Women’s Services Area!

We’ve Updated our Women’s Services Area!

Our recently renovated Women's Services area cuddles mothers and families alike with warm wood floors, a calming and home-like palette of soft greens and yellows and private rooms with traditional rocking chairs and sofas that pull out to twin bed …

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How Robotic Surgery Is Used for Gynecology

How Robotic Surgery Is Used for Gynecology

Thanks to cutting-edge technology, invasive surgery may be a thing of the past For a number of gynecological issues, the solution used to be surgery that was invasive and required a long recovery period. However, those days are gone. Today, …

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What You Should Know about Our GYN Robotic Training Epicenter

What You Should Know about Our GYN Robotic Training Epicenter

In November 2011, St. Petersburg General Hospital earned a special distinction as a GYN Robotic Surgery Training Epicenter.  What does this mean to you? It means that our hospital has been singled out as a premiere facility that offers the …

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Breast Cancer 101

Breast Cancer 101

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, so what better time to learn how you can protect yourself and the women you love from breast cancer. Statistics show that 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer during …

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What You Should Know about Hysterectomy

What You Should Know about Hysterectomy

If your doctor has recommended you have a hysterectomy, you may have a million questions. You may wonder what the procedure will be like—and how you will feel afterward. Here are some reasons why a hysterectomy might be necessary: You …

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Benefits of Robotic Surgery

Benefits of Robotic Surgery

Medical technology is always changing, and at St. Petersburg General Hospital, we’re dedicated to offering patients the best treatments available. One of these includes robotic surgery, where a skilled surgeon guides a robot through a surgical procedure. The robot doesn’t …

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A New Tool in the Operating Room

A New Tool in the Operating Room

The world of medicine is constantly evolving, giving patients access to better prevention, diagnosis, and treatment techniques all the time. One field where new tools and technologies make a huge difference is in surgery. Robotic Surgery 101 During a robotic …

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Minimally Invasive Surgery with the da Vinci® System

Minimally Invasive Surgery with the da Vinci® System

St. Petersburg Hospital is proud to be leading the way in new, minimally invasive surgery techniques. The robot-assisted da Vinci surgery offers patients a less invasive procedure with excellent results. It is named after Leonardo da Vinci, who invented the …

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da Vinci ®: Small Incision, Big Results

da Vinci ®: Small Incision, Big Results

Hysterectomies are the second most common surgery among American women, second only to cesarean sections. A hysterectomy, which is performed approximately 600,000 times a year in the U.S., is the surgical removal of the uterus or womb to treat several …

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