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lap·a·ros·co·py

 (lăp′ə-rŏs′kə-pē)
n. pl. lap·a·ros·co·pies
A surgical procedure involving the insertion of a laparoscope through the abdominal wall for the purpose of viewing or performing minor surgery in the abdominal or pelvic cavities; laparoscopic surgery.

[Greek laparā, flank; see laparoscope + -scopy.]

lap′a·ros′co·pist n.
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lap•a•ros•co•py

(ˌlæp əˈrɒs kə pi)

n., pl. -pies.
an examination of the abdominal cavity, or performance of minor abdominal surgery using a laparoscope.
[1850–55]
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laparoscopy

A diagnostic method of examining a patient’s abdomen (including the reproductive organs) using an endoscope
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.laparoscopy - laparotomy performed with a laparoscope that makes a small incision to examine the abdominal cavity (especially the ovaries and Fallopian tubes)
laparotomy - surgical incision into the abdominal wall; often done to examine abdominal organs
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Translations
laparoscopia

laparoscopy

[ˌlæpəˈrɒskəpɪ] Nlaparoscopia f
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laparoscopy

nLaparoskopie f
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lap·a·ros·co·py

n. laparoscopía, examen de la cavidad peritoneal por medio de un laparoscopio.
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laparoscopy

n (pl -pies) laparoscopia
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Parents were counselled in detail and plan was made to treat the complication laparoscopically.
'Also the post-operative care of laparoscopically operated patients is easier than those undergoing open surgeries as they recover fast,' Abu Dhabi-based paediatric surgeon Dr Iftikhar A Jan, told local medics during the two-day Live Operative Minimally Invasive Workshop, organised by department of paediatric surgery at Khyber Teaching Hospital on Wednesday.
Different cases performed during this workshop included a patient who had road traffic accident resulting in the injury of diaphragm was repaired laparoscopically. Appendectomy for acute appendicitis, a female patient with inguinal hernia bilaterally was also operated using laparoscope.
The procedure was commenced laparoscopically but was transitioned to an open procedure due to complications encountered in visualization during the laparoscopic attempt.
When performing hysterectomy via minilaparoscopy, our team closes the vaginal cuff laparoscopically, placing the suture transvaginally.
Here we report the case of a 23-year-old female patient, who presented with epigastric pain and a sewing needle was removed laparoscopically from her pancreas parenchyma.
At our institution it has taken ten attempted laparoscopic PDs before the procedure could be completed laparoscopically. We do agree that experience in performing the open procedure is essential.
"It was a unique case in many ways: firstly the huge size, its rapid growth and its management laparoscopically. This case amazed us because in spite of knowing about the tumour, no active management was done to date.
Dr Singh added that no one deserves open surgeries when it can be done laparoscopically. In safe hands, even extremely difficult cases can be managed by laparoscopy today.
He was the second person in the world to retrieve eggs laparoscopically, the first was Patrick Steptoe.

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