What is Laparoscopy?
Laparoscopy is a procedure based on the principle of imaging intra-abdominal organs with the help of a thin camera through the umblicus under general anesthesia. It is possible to perform with hand instruments the surgery. Stomach, gall bladder, KC, spleen, pancreas small and large bowel operations,inguinal hernia and hernia in front of abdomen can be done laparoscopically. Laparoscopy is known as closed, bloodless and knife-free operation among the public, started to be used for medical purposes since 1980’s. Laparoscopic surgery developed with the advancement of technology is now a very safe choice. We can list the advantages of a laparoscopic surgeon.
- Shorter hospital stay ,the duration of discharge is shorter than that of open surgery
- Little scar
- less pain
- Complications such as infection and adhesions are less common.
- Postoperative recovery and return to daily activity is faster
Because of these advantages, laparoscopic surgery has become a popular face-lift method.