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What are the differences between an open and an endoscopic procedure?
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In brief: Big vs Small
An endoscopic procedure is done by making a very small incision or 2 into the abdomen and inserting a scope like instrument to visualize the structures and small instruments to do the surgical procedure, recovery is usually much faster compared to an open procedure requiring a large incision to gain access to the body.

In brief: Big vs Small
An endoscopic procedure is done by making a very small incision or 2 into the abdomen and inserting a scope like instrument to visualize the structures and small instruments to do the surgical procedure, recovery is usually much faster compared to an open procedure requiring a large incision to gain access to the body.
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
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Dr. Kevin Daus
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: How bid a cut
Endoscopy is done with telescopes and an open procedure is where a larger cut is made to do the procedure.

In brief: How bid a cut
Endoscopy is done with telescopes and an open procedure is where a larger cut is made to do the procedure.
Dr. Kevin Daus
Dr. Kevin Daus
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