What is laparoscopic surgery?
Laparoscopic surgery is a minimally invasive surgery. During a laparoscopic procedure, your surgeon will use a laparoscope to see inside your body. In the field of gynecology, laparoscopic surgery can be performed to remove ovarian cysts, to perform tubal ligation and hysterectomies.
Do I need laparoscopic surgery?
Laparoscopy can be useful in diagnosing and treating a variety of conditions. Your gynaecologist may recommend diagnostic laparoscopy for one of the following conditions:
- Ovarian cysts
- Ovarian tumours
- Ectopic pregnancy
- Pelvic inflammatory disease