Frequently Asked Questions about our treatments.
What is Laparoscopy ?
Laparoscopy is called ‘Minimal Access Surgery, It is a way of doing surgery using small incisions (usually no more than I/2 cm long). It is performed using specialized equipment and requires special skill.
What surgical procedures can be done by laparoscopy?
What happens during the procedure?
After giving general anesthesia, a small incision is made in the navel and 2-3 small incisions in the lower abdomen. During the procedure, the abdomen is filled with gas which allows pelvic organs to be seen more clearly. The camera attached to the laparoscope allows visualization of the pelvic organs on a screen. Instruments are inserted through small incisions into the abdomen to perform the surgery.
What are the benefits of laparoscopy?
As compared to open surgery Laparoscopy is:
- Less bleeding
- Shorter hospital stay
- Shorter recovery time
- Superior precision
- Better cosmetic results
- Incisions heal faster
- Lower chance of infection