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William Waswick,
M.D., F.A.C.S.,
William A. Waswick, M.D., F.A.C.S.
William A. Waswick, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Scott W. Porter,
M.D., F.A.C.S.,
Scott W. Porter, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Paul B. Harrison, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Diane L. S. Hunt,
M.D., F.A.C.S.,
Diane L. S. Hunt, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Diane L. S. Hunt, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Christina Nicholas,
M.D., F.A.C.S.
Christina M. Nicholas, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Christina M. Nicholas, M.D., F.A.C.S.
David L. Acuna,
D.O., F.A.C.O.S.
David L. Acuna, D.O., F.A.C.O.S.
David L. Acuna, D.O., F.A.C.O.S.
Andrew S. Hentzen,
M.D., F.A.C.S
David L. Acuna, D.O., F.A.C.O.S.
Andrew S. Hentzen
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Laparoscopy

Laparoscopy is commonly performed procedure to Investigate and some key hole surgeries on abdominal and pelvic organs.

Laparoscopy is direct visualization of the abdominal cavity, ovaries, outside of the tubes and uterus by using a laparoscopy. The laparoscope is a long thin instrument with a light source at its tip, to light up the inside of the abdomen or pelvis. Fibreoptic fibres carry images from a lens, also at the tip of the instrument, to a video monitor, which the surgeon and other theatre staff can view in real time.

Carbon dioxide (CO2) is put into the abdomen through a special needle that is inserted just below the navel. This gas helps to separate the organs inside the abdominal cavity, making it easier for the physician to see the reproductive organs during laparoscopy. The gas is removed at the end of the procedure.

Laparoscopy
         Operative setting for laparoscopy

 

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