1. What are the gynecological surgeries performed using laparoscopy?
There are various gynecological conditions for which laparoscopy can be useful. It can be used for treating fibroids, ovarian cysts, ectopic pregnancy, removal of the uterus and various gynecological cancers.
2. What is the advantage of laparoscopy over open surgery?
The laparoscopic surgery is performed by small incisions. As a result, there is less pain, lesser blood loss and faster recovery which leads to a shorter hospital stay. Also, modern technology for imaging makes visualization better which improves dissection and the energy sources make the surgery bloodless.