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Laparoscopy Procedure

Laparoscopy is a surgical procedure that is used to scan and inspect the organs inside the abdomen or the women’s reproductive system. A laparoscope, a thin, long tube with a high-resolution camera and high-intensity light, is used to perform the procedure of laparoscopy.

The tube is inserted in the abdominal wall through an incision that allows for further examination of the body. The laparoscopy procedure involves low risk and is defined as minimally invasive surgery, that asks for a short stay at the hospital and involves a shorter recovery period. Laparoscopy procedure is also known as diagnostic laparoscopy and laparoscopic surgery.

A Laparoscopy procedure is used to diagnose the source of pelvic or abdominal pain in the body. It is generally performed when noninvasive methods fail to help with diagnosis.

How is the Procedure of Laparoscopy Performed?

Before the procedure of laparoscopy, your doctor may ask you to get some blood tests, urinalysis, electrocardiogram, and chest X-ray done, along with some imaging tests, including an ultrasound, CT scan, or MRI scan. These will help your doctor with a better understanding of the issue as these tests will provide a visual guide of your abdomen. Thereby helping him to perform a relatively more efficient laparoscopy.

General anaesthesia is used to perform the procedure of Laparoscopy. While performing the procedure of laparoscopy, several cuts, each about ½ inch in length are made below your belly button. A small tube called a cannula is inserted that helps to inflate your abdomen with carbon dioxide gas.

This gas allows your doctor to see your abdominal organs more clearly. A tube is inserted through each of the openings to allow a passage for the laparoscope and other surgical tools inside the body. The camera attached to the laparoscope displays the images that it captures inside the body on a screen, allowing your organs to be viewed more clearly. The surgeon performs the procedure and after the completion of the procedure, the instruments are removed and the incisions are closed with the help of stitches or surgical tape.

What are the Benefits of Laparoscopy?

There are several benefits of laparoscopy. They are;

  • It involves a lesser number and size of cuts
  • The scars are small
  • There is less internal scarring as well
  • The recovery period involves a shorter duration
  • The scars are quicker to heal and are less painful as well

What are the Side Effects of Laparoscopy?

There may be varying side effects of laparoscopy, but they are usually not serious. They are;

  • Fever
  • Inability to urinate
  • Redness, swelling, bleeding, or drainage at the area of the incision
  • Lightheadedness
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Persistent cough
  • Blood clotting
  • Trouble breathing
  • Inability to urinate
  • Intense abdominal pain
  • Inflammation of the abdominal wall

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Who are the Right Candidates for Laparoscopy?

Not everyone can undergo a laparoscopy procedure. Women who have had open surgeries around their abdominal area are not recommended laparoscopy. You should be in good general health to undergo laparoscopy, with any medical condition related to excess weight being under good control.

Laparoscopy is a safe procedure. If you have any more questions, don’t hesitate to speak to your doctor at Apollo Kondapur for more information.

1. Why do I need a Laparoscopy?

Laparoscopy may be needed in several cases, such as;

  • A feeling of a lump in your abdominal area
  • Severe pain around the abdomen or pelvis
  • Abdominal cancer
  • difficulty getting pregnant
  • heavier menstrual periods than normal
  • birth control in a surgical form

2. What does laparoscopy help diagnose and treat?

Laparoscopy may be used to diagnose the following;

  • infections in the abdominal area
  • blockages in abdomen
  • unexplained bleeding in the abdominal area
  • tumours
  • fibroids
  • ovarian cysts
  • endometriosis
  • pelvic prolapse

3. what is the cost of performing a laparoscopy procedure in India?

The cost of performing laparoscopy in India may range roughly between Rs. 35,000 and Rs. 80,000.

4. Is laparoscopy procedure considered major surgery?

Although patients willingly incline towards believing that laparoscopic surgery is a minor surgery, it is rather a major surgery as it involves the risk of major complications such as visceral injury and bleeding, injury to the bowel, or injury to the bladder.

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