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 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 diagnostic tool to find out:
These are the conditions which may affect the woman's fertility. Following procedure can be performed if doctor diagnose any of above problems:
Laparoscopy is useful in dealing with ectopic pregnancy Now a days when removal of uterus is required, doctor can do it by laparoscopy.