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What is a "laparoscopic surgery"?

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Dr. Charles Breaux
Surgery - Pediatric
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In brief: Minimally-invasive

Surgery on the abdomen.
With traditional open surgery, a relatively large incision is made, & the surgeon works with his hands inside the abdomen. With laparoscopic surgery, small incisions are made, & a scope & thin instruments are placed thru trocars thru the incisions. The surgeon then operates like playing video games on tv. Patients have less pain & bounce back faster than with open surgery.

In brief: Minimally-invasive

Surgery on the abdomen.
With traditional open surgery, a relatively large incision is made, & the surgeon works with his hands inside the abdomen. With laparoscopic surgery, small incisions are made, & a scope & thin instruments are placed thru trocars thru the incisions. The surgeon then operates like playing video games on tv. Patients have less pain & bounce back faster than with open surgery.
Dr. Charles Breaux
Dr. Charles Breaux
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In brief: Incisions/scope

Use of instruments and a scope through very small incisions to minimize pain and scarring.

In brief: Incisions/scope

Use of instruments and a scope through very small incisions to minimize pain and scarring.
Dr. Todd Woltman
Dr. Todd Woltman
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