A laparoscopy is a procedure using a thin, lighted tube with a video camera on the end to check the abdominal and/or pelvic organs, particularly if a physical exam, CT scan or X-ray does not provide clear results. Images from the video camera can be seen on a screen during the procedure. Laparoscopy is a minimally invasive procedure and involves a small incision in the abdomen.
A laparoscopy can be used for:
It is also used to check organs for:
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