What Is Laparoscopy? Laparoscopy is a surgical diagnostic procedure used to examine the organs inside the abdomen. It is a low-risk, minimally invasive procedure. Only small incisions are made.
Laparoscopy uses an instrument called a laparoscope to look at the abdominal organs. A laparoscope is a long, thin tube with a high-intensity light and a high-resolution camera in front. The instrument is inserted through an incision at the navel in the abdominal wall. As it moves along, the camera sends images to a video monitor. Laparoscopy allows your doctor to see inside your body in real-time, without open surgery. Your doctor also can obtain biopsy samples during this procedure.
Laparoscopy is usually performed as a diagnostic tool to find out:
These are the conditions which may affect a woman's fertility. The following procedure can be performed if a doctor diagnoses any of the above problems:
These procedures greatly improve a woman's fertility and help conceive a baby.
Laparoscopy is useful in dealing with ectopic pregnancy Now a days when removal of the uterus is required, the doctor can do it by laparoscopy.