Laparoscopic Surgery for Endometriosis

Laparoscopic Surgery for Endometriosis

A question on many people’s minds is what exactly is the laparoscopic surgery for endometriosis and what it can do for your health? What should I know about it, in general, and how should I regard it when finally being faced with this problem? Fortunately for you, this procedure is a rather simple and not an invasive one, it is only used in the diagnosis and removal of mild endometriosis. Claim Your 20 Free Pregnancy Tests – Click Here

Laparoscopic surgery for endometriosis is actually the only way to really catch in time the signs of the actual endometriosis (and problems related to it), this being the only diagnostic tool used for it. Still, this procedure, as any other one, will not give you a certainty that everything is visible and that everything is clear.

On the other hand, it can assure you that there will not be any visible trace of endometriosis that could later on affect you. When you are dealing with a laparoscopy procedure, there are a handful of do’s and don’ts you should be aware of.

Avoid eating or drinking

First of all, you should remember that it is very important to avoid, by any means, eating or drinking for up to 8 hours before the surgery.

Don’t worry!

Still, you shouldn’t be worried. The procedure will be done under a general anesthesia, so you won’t be faced with any pain. It will only be your choice if you will have it locally or spinally and after this, a gynecologist will take care of the rest.

General Surgery

As far as general surgery is concerned, nothing too big will happen so you can rest assured. Your abdomen will be filled up with gas, which will be injected into your stomach with a simple needle. This will push your abdominal wall from the organs and will enable the doctor to have a clearer view of the internal organs. Still, additional incisions could be used for more complicated cases.

This fairly simple procedure usually only requires a few stitches, and it normally doesn’t even leave one single scar.

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Dr. Christine Lee, MD
Dr. Christine Lee, MD | ConceiveEasy
Dr. Christine Lee earned her Ph.D. in Developmental Biology and Master of Science in Biomolecular Organization. Dr. Lee is Lab Director for ConceiveEasy and is board certified as a High Complexity Laboratory Director (HCLD).