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Laparoscopy, a surgical technique where a small camera, usually between 5 and 10 mm (less than ½ inch), is inserted into a patient’s abdomen for the purpose of the visualization of the pelvic and abdominal anatomy, diagnosis of a disease conditon, and treatmetn of such condition by a minimally invasive approach. Several small incisions (less than ¼ inch) are made in the bikini line for the introduction of laparoscopic instruments, such as laparoscopic scissors, scalpel, etc.
Multiple gynecologic procedures and surgeries that are routinely done by an open technique can be potentially done by laparoscope, including:
These are just a few examples of the laparoscopic surgeries in the field of gynecology.
There are a number of advantages to the patient with laparoscopic surgery versus an open procedure:
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