Diagnose infertility with Laparoscopy
What is Laparoscopy?
Laparoscopy is a surgical procedure used by doctors use to look at uterus, ovaries, fallopian tubes, and other pelvic organs. It is used to identify reasons which cause infertility such as fibroids, scar tissue, endometriosis, blocked tubes.
A fiber optic camera, called a laparoscope, is
inserted through the belly button to these organs to be
seen. One to three other 1 centimeter incisions are made
in your lower abdomen to introduce instruments to allow
any surgical repair needed.
Laparoscopy is a minimally invasive procedure used as a diagnostic tool and surgical procedure that is performed to examine the abdominal and pelvic organs, used to examine the abdominal and pemc organs.
Tissue samples can also be collected for biopsy using laparoscopy and malignancies treated when it is combined with other therapies.
Time Duration to perform Laparoscopic Procedure
It may take from 30 minutes to 2 hours. Patient will stay in a recovery room for a few hours after the procedure to wake up from the anesthesia. Patient should have someone to stay with you for the next 24 hours after the procedure.
Recovery time for laparoscopy
When your laparoscopy is completed, you will be
observed for several hours before you are released from
the hospital. Your condition is evaluated based on
following things: 1) your overall physical condition
(2) the type of anesthesia used & (3) your
body's reaction to the procedure.
In some cases, you may have to remain overnight. You will be taken to a recovery room. While there, you will be checked for any reaction to the anesthesia or the procedure. After your laparoscopy, you can expect to feel slight pain and throbbing at the surgical sites. Any pain or discomfort should improve daily. Your physician may prescribe medication to relieve the pain. You may have shoulder pain after your procedure. This occurs when the carbon dioxide gas causes an irritation in your diaphragm, which shares nerves with your shoulder. The carbon dioxide may also cause some bloating. You should not lift any heavy objects for about a week. You usually can resume all normal activities within a week. You will need to return to your physician in about two weeks.
Advantage of Laparoscopy
Disadvantage of Laparoscopy