Surgery to Treat Endometriosis – Laparoscopy

Laparoscopy is a type of surgery to examine the organs inside the abdomen. Above all,  it’s a low-risk, minimally invasive procedure that requires only small incisions.

Tool — laparoscope
A laparoscope is a long, thin tube with a light and a camera at the front. The instrument is inserted through an incision in the abdominal wall. As it moves along, the camera sends images to a video monitor.

Obviously, laparoscopy allows your doctor to see inside your body in real time, without open surgery.

Benefits
Because it involves less cutting, this way has several benefits compared with the traditional ones.

  • You have smaller scars.
  • You get out of the hospital quicker.
  • You’ll feel less pain while the scars heal, and they heal quicker.
  • You get back to your normal activities sooner.
  • You may have less internal scarring.

Possible Risks
However, no surgery is totally guaranteed. The most common risks associated with laparoscopy are like the common ones, such as:

  • bleeding
  • infection
  • damage to organs in your abdomen.

But these risks are rare cases. Your doctor will discuss appropriate treatment options with you and work with you to come up with a best plan for your condition.

 

Keywords: laparoscopy endometriosis, laparoscopic surgery endometriosis

* The Content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.