Laparoscopy: Alternate to Open Surgery for Diagnosing the cause of Infertility
Laparoscopy is a specified modern technique for performing gyanelogic surgery like endometrial cancers, ectopic pregnancy etc. Incision made in laparoscopic surgery is about 0.5-1cm which causes small scar and hence patients are often discharged on the same day of surgery.
In this process, laparoscope are passed through abdominal organs or female pelvic organs diagnose the problems of fibroids, cysts adhesions or infection. In the initial stage of laparoscopy, the abdomen is inflated with the help of carbon dioxide gas enables the gynecologist a working and viewing space. The images are transmitted through the laparoscope from the abdominal cavity to high-resolution video monitors. During the surgery, doctors of the International Fertility Centre watch detailed images of the abdomen on the monitor.
Laparoscopy is also applied for the diagnosis and treatment of Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, diverticulitis, cancer and severe constipation.
Advantages of Laparoscopy surgery over open surgery at IFC
Rapid recovery: In open surgery, the healing takes much time as the incision made is large. But contrast to open surgery, in laparoscopy the recovery times are shorter.
Reduced pain: Smaller incision reduces pain, resulting in less post-operative scarring. Less pain medications are needed due to less pain.
Much smaller scars: Due to a smaller incision, scars is much smaller compared to open surgery.
Stay in hospital is shorter: Due to early recovery, hospital stay is less and same day discharge of the patients is done.
Laparoscopy is offered in following medical conditions at International Fertility Centre
- For the removal the uterus, fallopian tubes or ovaries.
- For the diagnosis or treatment of endometriosis.
- To assess female infertility.
- For the treatment of ectopic pregnancy.
- For the removal of cysts or other tumors.
- Tissue sample is used for testing.
- For consistent abdominal pain.
Why Laparoscopy at International Infertility Centre
The International Fertility Centre is well equipped with the latest modern laparoscopic instruments. Patients visit at the clinic are counselled and treated par best by skilled doctors.