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What is Laparoscopy and How is it Applied?

What is Laparoscopy?


It is the surgical operation performed in the abdomen of the patients through small incisions and relaying the image on the optical device and where carbon dioxide gas is fed into the abdomen to see the tissues in it in a better way, which helps with diagnosis and treatment. In the recent years, the number of infertile women has got increased and the diagnosis and the treatment could be performed easily with the aid of laparoscopy. The reason why it is so much talked about among the people is that it is considered to be a bloodless surgery from a warmer perspective to the nonsurgical operation. In case of physical and physiological eligibility, this operation method may be considered as the most preferable surgery method by the gynecologists.

It is an operation that is not applied to those who are extremely weak or overweight as well as to those people who have severe lung disease and severe cardiac disease. For the operation, carbon dioxide gas is fed into the body for the image to be relayed onto the monitor. If there is not any anatomical disability, the diagnosis or the treatment will be successfully performed and the result will be achieved soon. At this point, the decision will be made by the gynecologists based on all these assessments.

When is the laparoscopy applied?

Laparoscopy is not a method only applied by the gynecology field. However, it is mostly preferred for the problems related to gynecology. It is a method that provides successful results to determine the reason of female sterility, to treat the cause of sterility, to reach the intrauterine problems, to treat these, and even for surgical removal of uterus and for cancer treatments. It is mostly used for determination of the infertility problems among the gynecology patients. It is a method of diagnosis and treatment that is highly prevailing in the infertilities associated with such issues as Endometriosis, ovarian problems, intrauterine adhesion, myomas and extrauterine pregnancy.

How is the laparoscopy applied?

There will be needed operating room conditions. An adequate number of small incisions will be cut on the edge of belly after the general anesthesia has been applied on the specified day. In diagnostic terms, laparoscopy includes the operations which usually take shorter time and are able to give result within 20 minutes. In laparoscopy for treatment purposes, additional apparatuses will be put into operation and the operation will get longer based on the issue. In case of female myoma, it may take about 45 minutes, and in case of excision of the whole womb, it may be extended up to 2,5 hours.

Laparoscopy application may not remain limited to only once. In case of infertility problems, the laparoscopy application may occasionally become a method that can be performed for several times.

With laparoscopy, through a 3 to 5 mm incision to be cut in the female abdomen, the surgical device will enlighten the interior part of abdomen and enable that the womb and ovaries will be observed better. It is easier to get an opinion about the intra-abdominal organs that will get up to 10 times bigger. The structures, myomas, endometriosis, cysts, and carcinogenic structures that grow different can be determined and the treatment is allowed at the same time with the diagnosis. As the determining the formations using the image relayed on the cam will be easy, a surgical operation that make the patients less tired and also, the physicians less tired will be performed.

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