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Laparoscopy, also known as diagnostic laparoscopy, is a surgical diagnostic procedure used to examine the organs inside the abdomen. It's a low-risk, minimally invasive procedure that requires only small incisions. Laparoscopy uses an instrument called a laparoscope to look at the abdominal organs.

About gynaecological laparoscopy

Gynaecological laparoscopy is used to find out what’s causing certain symptoms you may have, as well as to treat several different conditions. These include:

What is a laparoscopy?

A laparoscopy is the most common way to diagnose endometriosis. During a laparoscopy, a small telescope (laparoscope) is inserted into the abdomen to look directly at the internal tissue. Laparoscopies are always carried out under general anaesthetic. During a laparoscopy various procedures can be performed in order to destroy or remove the endometriosis, endometriotic cysts and release scar tissue (adhesions).

Firas Younis

Colorectal Surgeon
19 years of experience


19 years of experience


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