Laparoscopy also called as keyhole surgery, is a specialized kind of surgery, using very fine instruments and through small incisions (0.3-1.2 cm). Originally started in Germany, it has evolved rapidly over the last 3 decades, superseding convention surgery and ultimately is the preferred mode of operation for all types of Gynecological procedures and surgeries. The various advantages of Gynecological laparoscopic procedures include less hospitalization duration, quicker patient recovery, lesser scaring, overall less operative time reducing
Procedures done by Laparoscopy /Hysteroscopy:
- Laparoscopic Myomectomy
- Laparoscopic hysterectomy
- Laparoscopic Ovarian Cystectomy
- Laparoscopic tubal evaluation and repairs
- Laparoscopy & Hysteroscopy for Infertility
- Laparoscopic Adhesiolysis
- Hysteroscopic Polypectomy
- Hysteroscopic Myomectomy
- Hysteroscopic septal resection
- Hysteroscopic D&C
Advantages of laparoscopic surgery:
- Faster healing
- Lesser scarring
- Better recovery
- Lesser hospital stay
- Lesser intra operative complications
Complications of laparoscopy:
Same as of any other conventional open surgery.
The use of energy devices has risk of thermal injury to visceral organs, namely bowel injury and ureter injuries.
What all you need to know before your laparoscopy?
It is important to understand the benefits and risks of your procedure before undergoing any surgery.
In cases of difficulty, Laparoscopy may need to be converted into open laparotomy. Huge fibroids, adhesions and difficultly in visualisation can make laparoscopy a challenge for operating surgeon.
Laparoscopy is being done in all the leading hospitals in South Delhi. Dr Ruchi Tandon has received extensive training in laparoscopy from best hospitals in Delhi and Mumbai, such as moolchand hospital, leelavati hospital. Dr Ruchi Tandon is one of the best gynecologists, based in greater Kailash and doing all sorts of daycare and operative laparoscopic procedures. Infertility surgeries, Myomectomy, hysterectomy, Hysteroscopy are some of the procedures to name a few.
She is doing these procedures at Max smart super specialty hospital, Saket, Apollo Cradle Royale and Apollo Spectra. In lieu of her experience and contribution to this field, she was conferred with the “best budding endoscopic surgeon “(National) award by the Economic Times at a grand event on 4th October, recently in Delhi.