Laparoscopy helps us to identify the wide range of conditions that developed inside the abdomen or pelvis. It can also be used to carry out surgical procedures such as removing a diseased or damaged organ or tissues. All the diseases cannot be cured by medicine. Some need surgical method too. Times have changed for the better we have many modern technologies. Laparoscopy is vast field were technology combine with surgeon skills. Large incisions can be avoided during laparoscopy. Here surgeon uses an instrument called a laparoscope. It is a small tube that has light and camera which is connected to the television monitor that helps to relay images inside the pelvis or abdomen. The main advantages of this technique include a shorter hospital stay and a faster recovery. Less pain and bleeding after the operation and also reduce scarring. Patients get highly satisfying experience as they undergo surgical procedures for the recovery. Thanks for the modern technology which helps us to understand more about various diseases. The patients can undergo surgery at any time and can go back to work within the same week. Several types of surgeries are now available.
Keyhole surgery has several advantages.
It involves less cutting
Get out of the hospital quicker.
Less pain, heals very fast.
Back to your normal activities sooner.
Have less internal scarring.
How keyhole surgery Done
In traditional system, a surgeon used operate their patient’s belly by making a cut of 6-12 inches long. In laparoscopic surgery, the surgeon makes several small cuts, each one is not more than a half-inch long. They insert a tube through the opening. Surgical instruments and camera are gone through it which is connected to a television monitor, then surgeon does the operation.
Organs that can be examined through laparoscopy
Small intestine and large intestine (colon)
Pelvic or reproductive organs
By observing these areas, doctor can detect problems such as abdominal mass or tumour, liver disease, fluid in the abdominal cavity, the degree to which a particular cancer has progressed and effectiveness of certain treatments.