laparoscopy

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laparotomy performed with a laparoscope that makes a small incision to examine the abdominal cavity (especially the ovaries and Fallopian tubes)

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This shift in increased operative laparoscopies can be explained by the fact that as we have better noninvasive modalities for diagnosis of conditions such as AUB or ovarian cysts laparoscopy is reservedfor therapeutic purposes [8].
We have had the opportunity to perform second-look laparoscopies in some patients who needed another surgery--either because of a complication of the first surgery or for an unrelated issue.
Hundreds of thousands of laparoscopies are performed each year because it has so many benefits: a faster recovery time and less post-operative pain and scarring than a traditional op.
Unfortunately, many women who undergo multiple "endometriosis" laparoscopies actually have minimal disease.
The study's subjects had a mean age of 17 years (range, 12-24 years) and had undergone two laparoscopies separated by a median of 29 months (range, 6-112 months), which allowed the investigators to assess disease progression over time.
In addition, diagnostic and operative laparoscopies are now management options, even in postmenopausal patient.
The remaining 284 claims involved diagnostic laparoscopies, hernia repairs, appendectomies, and various gynecologic procedures.
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