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Healthy Living: Gynecologist Uses Robotic Surgery For Quicker Recovery

Dr. JeanMarie Householder, a surgeon at Baptist Health-Fort Smith, has completed more than 1,000 robotic-assisted procedures

Dr. JeanMarie Householder, a surgeon at Baptist Health-Fort Smith, has completed more than 1,000 robotic-assisted procedures. Pelvic prolapse is a common condition that Dr. Householder treats with robotic-assisted surgery. These procedures often result in less pain, faster recovery and a shorter hospital stay compared to other surgeries. Depending on the type of surgery, patients may also go home on the day of surgery.

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