Laparoscopy Surgery FAQs

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How can a hysteroscopy help?


A hysteroscopy can help a number of abnormalities, including but not limited to:

  • Abnormal Pap test results
  • Bleeding after menopause
  • Fibroids, polyps, or scarring on your uterus
  • You’ve had more than one miscarriage or infertility problems
  • A small tissue sample (biopsy) of the lining of your uterus is needed
  • Sterilization procedure as a permanent form of birth control
  • Your IUD has come out of place

What is a hysteroscopy?


Hysteroscopy surgery is performed to examine the inside of a womb through a small camera inserted into the cervix and into the uterine cavity.

Is a laparoscopy minimally invasive?


Laparoscopy is a low-risk, minimally invasive procedure that is done by making a small incision and uses a laparoscope to examine the abdominal organs.

Is laparoscopy surgery painful?


Laparoscopy is almost always done under general anesthesia, therefore, patients do not feel any pain during the procedure. Most patients are able to go home the same day and return to work a few days later.

What is laparoscopy surgery?


Laparoscopy, also known as diagnostic laparoscopy, is a diagnostic surgical procedure that is done to examine the abdominal and pelvic cavities, the ovaries and fallopian tubes, and the outside of the uterus. During the procedure, your doctor can also make surgical corrections to the pelvic structures that are damaged or abnormal if necessary.

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