This refers to the use of tiny incisions to access the abdominal cavity in order to carry out
diagnostic or therapeutic surgery. Through these incisions, special instruments are inserted to
perform the surgery. The smaller incisions mean less post-operative pain, less risk of wound
breakdown or infection, shorter hospitalization, and quicker recovery.
Examples of conventional laparoscopic surgeries are as follows:-
This procedure involves using a laparoscope (a sort of telescope) inserted via a small cut in the skin of the abdomen, to view and examine the organs lying in the abdominal cavity.