Laparoscopic surgery is a minimally invasive surgery. During a laparoscopic procedure, your surgeon will use a laparoscope to see inside your body. In the field of gynecology, laparoscopic surgery can be performed to remove ovarian cysts, to perform tubal ligation and hysterectomies.
Laparoscopy can be useful in diagnosing and treating a variety of conditions. Your gynaecologist may recommend diagnostic laparoscopy for one of the following conditions:
Your gynaecologist may recommend laparoscopic treatment for one of the following reasons:
Your surgeon will make several very small incisions in your abdomen and insert a laparoscope into your body. This will allow your surgeon to see your organs and perform the surgery using the laparoscope as a guide.
Recovery time is generally mush faster with laparoscopic surgery because it is minimally invasive.