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What is laparoscopic surgery?

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In brief: Minimally invasive.

In the laparoscopic surgery technique multiple 0.
5-1 centimeter incisions are made in various areas of a patient's abdomen. A thin camera and operating instruments are then placed in access ports through the incisions, allowing surgeons to complete procedures which would have required much larger incisions in the past. This has led to smaller scars, shorter hospital stays, and faster recovery.

In brief: Minimally invasive.

In the laparoscopic surgery technique multiple 0.
5-1 centimeter incisions are made in various areas of a patient's abdomen. A thin camera and operating instruments are then placed in access ports through the incisions, allowing surgeons to complete procedures which would have required much larger incisions in the past. This has led to smaller scars, shorter hospital stays, and faster recovery.
Dr. Michael Zadeh
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In brief: Surgery w a camera

Major surgery done with the aid of a small scope and small instruments through small incisions.

In brief: Surgery w a camera

Major surgery done with the aid of a small scope and small instruments through small incisions.
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