The SPIDER® Surgical System

Dr. Hargroder was the first surgeon in the state of Louisiana to perform a weight loss surgical procedure using the SPIDER® Surgical System (see the Press Release).

The SPIDER® Surgical System is a laparoscopic device used to perform minimally invasive weight loss surgery. Unlike conventional rigid laparoscopic surgerical devices, the SPIDER flexible laparoscopic platform allows multiple tools to be used through fewer incision sites. The results are potentially less post-operative pain and faster recovery times for the patient.  This surgical system allows weight loss surgery to be performed through a single incision in the belly button.  This single incision site creates a virtually scarless result.

Since every patient and health situation is different, set up an initial consultation to discuss your individual procedure options and outcome expectations with Dr. Hargroder.


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