Document Type : Editorial


University of Basrah


This is a main conventional surgical procedure with making a large incision to replace or repair tissue or an organ in the body. The surgeon may make an incision of up to ten inches to allow access to the organ.

What Is Laparoscopic Surgery?

Also known as keyhole surgery, Band-Aid surgery, diagnostic laparoscopy, and minimally invasive surgery. Laparoscopy is a surgery that is initiated by a small incisor.

The biggest benefit of laparoscopic surgery is that it is minimally invasive and therefore less painful. It is typically used for diagnosis and treatment. They heal faster and do not leave big scars too. Because the incisions are small, a lot of blood lose will be unlikely during the procedure.


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