Laparoscopy And Hysteroscopy

Laparoscopy And Hysteroscopy

Laparoscopy and hysteroscopy are minimally invasive surgical procedures used to diagnose and treat various conditions related to the female reproductive system.


Laparoscopy involves making small incisions in the abdomen through which a laparoscope (a thin tube with a camera and light) and surgical instruments are inserted. This procedure allows doctors to view the pelvic organs, such as the uterus, ovaries, and fallopian tubes, and perform surgeries with minimal tissue damage. Laparoscopy is commonly used for diagnosing and treating conditions like endometriosis, ovarian cysts, fibroids, and ectopic pregnancies. It offers benefits such as shorter recovery times, less pain, and reduced risk of complications compared to traditional open surgery.


Hysteroscopy involves inserting a hysteroscope (a thin, lighted tube) through the vagina and cervix into the uterus. This procedure allows direct visualization of the uterine cavity, enabling the diagnosis and treatment of intrauterine conditions. Hysteroscopy is used for evaluating abnormal uterine bleeding, diagnosing uterine fibroids or polyps, and performing surgical procedures like removing adhesions or taking biopsies. It is often performed as an outpatient procedure with quick recovery and minimal discomfort.

Both laparoscopy and hysteroscopy are valuable tools in gynecology, providing less invasive options for diagnosing and treating a variety of reproductive health issues, leading to faster recovery and better outcomes for patients.