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What Is Laparoscopic Surgery?

Laparoscopic surgery uses a laparoscope—a long, slender device with a camera attached—to view the abdominal and pelvic organs on a screen. It uses a small incision to insert the camera. If the laparoscope detects an issue that needs to be fixed surgically, instruments can be inserted through the same incision or through additional small incisions. Surgeries that can be done with laparoscopy include tubal ligation and a hysterectomy.

Minimally invasive surgery has many benefits, including:

  • Less pain
  • Shorter hospital stays and recovery times
  • Faster healing
  • Smaller scars
  • Lower risk of post-surgery infection

Contact Women’s Health Arizona About Laparoscopic Surgery

At Women’s Health Arizona, our skilled clinicians use hand-access devices and robotic surgical instruments to perform minimally invasive surgeries with greater precision. We’re here to provide the best care for you in the most comfortable setting possible. Contact our team to ask about your surgery options today!

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