At age 23, Brittany Sliter was diagnosed with colon cancer. Initially, it was addressed with minimally invasive surgery, but a year later she had a second surgery — performed open — to treat complications. While both surgeries had good outcomes, her recoveries were vastly different in terms of pain, post-op complications, time off from work, and emotional burden. Hear more about Brittany’s story as she describes the drastic difference between her experiences with minimally invasive versus open colon procedures.
We’re committed to advancing less invasive approaches to colorectal care. Because minimally invasive surgery (MIS) offers multiple advantages over open surgery, including:
When minimally invasive techniques are the first choice in colorectal care, everyone — from patients to providers — can benefit.
We’ve worked with experts around the world to develop a training pathway that helps surgeons adopt laparoscopic colorectal procedures into their practice.
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By working together, we are driving less invasive approaches to care that will improve the future of colorectal health — and the future of your patients’ lives.
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