In Gynaecology, it involves making small cuts in the tummy and inflating it with gas. A telescope is then inserted and the internal organs are visualised. Multiple other instruments are inserted through other small incisions and major surgery undertaken including
Laparoscopy avoids the need for traditional surgery where there is a large cut used. The benefits include:
In my practice, I have also introduced the Single Incision technique. Even complex major surgery like hysterectomy can be performed using this technique with a better cosmetic result.