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This minimally invasive surgical procedure allows your doctor to perform surgery through small incisions. By using a laparoscope (a thin lighted telescope), your gynecologic surgeon can make a small incision in the abdomen, rather than a long cut. The laparoscope is inserted through one or more small incisions into your abdomen. Not all patients are candidates for this type of surgery.
The advantages of laparoscopy include minimal incisions, less pain, quicker recovery and reduced risk of infection.
Laparoscopy is used in the following surgical situations:
We use newer devices such as NovaSure, Hydrothermal Ablation and Thermachoice® to treat the above conditions.