Laparoscopic surgery

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Laparoscopy surgery uses small cuts to insert a camera and tools into the abdomen to perform a surgical procedure. Learn about laparoscopy surgery.

Key points

  • Laparoscopy is a common surgical procedure that involves several small cuts in the abdomen (belly).
  • It can be used for diagnosis and treatment of many gynaecological problems, but not for every problem.
  • Your child will probably not have to stay in hospital.
  • Your child should not have very much pain after the procedure.
Last updated: November 10th 2009