There are a number of advantages to the patient with laparoscopic surgery versus an open procedure. These include: Reduced hemorrhaging, which reduces the chance of needing a blood transfusion. Smaller incision, which reduces pain and shortens recovery time, as well as resulting in less post-operative scarring. Requirement for less pain medication.
Although procedure times are usually slightly longer, hospital stay is less, and mostly with a same day discharge which leads to a faster return to everyday living.
The following are the commonly performed laparoscopic procedure are;
- Anti-reflux Surgery
- Laparoscopic Gall Bladder Surgery
- Laparoscopic Hernia Surgery
- Laparoscopic Colonic Surgery
- Diagnostic Laparoscopy and Laproscopic Appendicectomy