Crisp County Regional Hospital recently purchased new technology that will make surgeries less invasive.
It's called the da Vinci robotic surgical system.
It allows surgeons to perform minimally invasive surgeries that result in less pain, smaller incisions and less recovery time.
The system will be used for procedures like gall bladder removals, Hernias and other general surgeries.
Surgeons have used the system on at least 23 patients.
"We are a rural hospital just like most of the hospitals in South Georgia but what kind what keeps us on the cutting edge is the technology that we allow our doctors to have their hands on daily with patients," said Community Relations Director Brooke Marshall.
Crisp Regional Hospital new surgical system could make hospital bills much cheaper depending on your health insurance policy.
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