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LAPAROSCOPIC SURGERY or Minimally Invasive Surgery

LAPAROSCOPIC SURGERY or Minimally Invasive Surgery

Our hospital is first centre in the region to start single or 2 port laproscopic surgery instead of normal 4 port surgery.this helps the patients with better  cosmetic results and lesser pain

In our hospital all the surgical procedures like cholecystectomy,appendicectomy,ovarian cystectomy,ventral inscional and inguinal hernia,hysterectomy,myomectomy,ectopic pregnancy etc are carried out laproscopically and with reduced number of ports. Infact our centre is the only centre in the hoshiarpur where hysterectomy(LAVH/TLH)/inguinal hernias are done laproscopically.

Laparoscopic surgery, also called minimally invasive surgery (MIS), bandaid surgery, or keyhole surgery, is a modern surgical technique in which operations are performed far from their location through small incisions (usually 0.5–1.0 cm).

There are a number of advantages to the patient with laparoscopic surgery versus the more common, open procedure. Pain and bleeding are reduced due to smaller incisions and recovery times are shorter. Almost no visible scars & no loss of work or activity. The key element in laparoscopic surgery is the use of a laparoscope, a long fiber optic cable system which allows viewing of the affected area by snaking the cable from a more distant, but more easily accessible location.

Laparoscope is attached to a fiber optic cable system connected to a cold light source to illuminate the operative field, which is inserted through a 5 mm or 10 mm cannula. The abdomen is usually insufflated with carbon dioxide gas. This elevates the abdominal wall above the internal organs to create a working and viewing space. CO2 is used because it is common to the human body and can be absorbed by tissue and removed by the respiratory system. It is also non-flammable, which is important because electrosurgical devices are commonly used in laparoscopic procedures.

Laparoscopic surgery includes operations within the abdominal or pelvic cavities, whereas keyhole surgery performed on the thoracic or chest cavity is called thoracoscopic surgery. Laparoscopic and thoracoscopic surgery belong to the broader field of endoscopy.