Risk and benefits involved in laparoscopic surgery

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A laparoscope is inserted to examine the organs inside the abdomen through a small incision in the abdomen. Through this procedure diseases like pelvis, uterus and urinary bladder are diagnosed.


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A laparoscope is inserted to examine the organs inside the abdomen through a small incision in the abdomen. Through this procedure diseases like pelvis uterus and urinary bladder are diagnosed. Laparoscopic surgery is one such surgery technique that uses small incision for operating on the patient. That is why this surgery is also known as minimally invasive surgery as it eliminates the need for an open surgical procedure. With advanced technological developments laparoscopy has become safer and more effective with less pain and easy recovery adding on to its benefits. Laparoscopic surgeons in Jaipur perform laparoscopy to diagnose the cause of abdominal or pelvic pain when other tests like Ultrasound CT scan and MRI scan don’t provide enough information. Once the surgery is performed the patient may feel tired and nauseated due to anaesthesia for a short time. The patients are discharged the same day as the operation. Laparoscopy provides many benefits 1. As the incisions are small the discomfort is also less. 2. Faster and quicker recovery 3. The scars from the surgery are smaller than those from the traditional surgeries. 4. It is easier to perform and also less scary for the patient

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5. It has reduced exposure to other internal organs therefore risk of their damage is also low. Laparoscopy surgeries enjoy a high rate of success and involve minimal complications. They are extensively used for intestinal surgeries around the world. Ulcerative colitis diverticulitis rectal prolapse and severe constipation have been successfully treated with laparoscopy. It also enables the treatment of colorectal cancer and nervous diseases. As with any surgical procedure benefits and risks go hand in hand. The most common risk as a resultant of laparoscopy is infection and bleeding. It is extremely important to watch for any infection as it may lead to serious damage to the body or the organs. Some of the common occurrences are: 1. Fever 2. Extreme abdominal pain 3. Redness and swelling in the abdominal region 4. Continuous vomiting and nausea 5. Prolonged cough 6. Inability to urinate 7. Blood clots 8. Damage to internal structures such as blood vessels the stomach ureter Laparoscopy is a highly advanced and beneficial surgery and its recovery time is also comparatively less. A person may suffer from sore throat bloating or back and shoulder pain for some time but people can resume to normal daily routine within two days of the surgery. However it is advisable to avoid heavy exercise or lifting for a few weeks.

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