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Kyphoplasty and Spinal Fractures

Kyphoplasty and Spinal Fractures

If you live with Osteoporosis or have Sudden Back Pain, it is possible you have experienced a Spinal Fracture. Learn more about Spinal Fractures and a minimally invasive procedure called Kyphoplasty. Your spine supports your whole body. The spine is …

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Top Tips for Hip Pain

Top Tips for Hip Pain

Hip pain can make even the most routine activities difficult, but lifestyle changes or surgery can help you live better. Suffering from hip pain can make getting out of bed each day a daunting task. You don’t have to live …

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Robotic Surgery for Prostate Cancer

Robotic Surgery for Prostate Cancer

Few men relish the thought of discussing their prostate. However, September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. It’s a time to talk about risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment. Robotic surgery is a newer option that can have excellent results. Robotic …

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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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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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Steps to a Bariatric Friendly Holiday

Steps to a Bariatric Friendly Holiday

Bariatric surgery changes the structure of your digestive system in which the size of your stomach is made to hold less, therefore; you will have a full feeling after eating a few bites of food.   Following your surgery, a dietician …

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What to Expect after Outpatient Surgery

What to Expect after Outpatient Surgery

There are many reasons you or a family member might have outpatient surgery. Commonly performed procedures include tonsillectomy, hernia repairs, cataracts, gastric bypass surgery and laparoscopic abdominal surgeries. Modern technology has made these surgeries very safe and less invasive to …

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