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la puh ro skuh pee

  • n  laparotomy performed with a laparoscope that makes a small incision to examine the abdominal cavity (especially the ovaries and Fallopian tubes)

  • While most surgeons are willing to adopt minimally invasive, or noninvasive, procedures to control bleeding during an operation--such as laparoscopy, which requires tiny incisions .
  • To get at the eggs, Steptoe turns to laparoscopy.
  • Silver-haired and elegant, Steptoe is a pioneer in the use of laparoscopy, a technique for exploring the abdomen and observing the reproductive tract by means of a long, thin .
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  • Lehigh Regional offers advanced technology for single-site surgery
    Laparoscopy is one of the first specialties to achieve "invisible scar" surgery. Increasingly in-demand among cosmetically conscious U.S. patients, laparoscopic single-port procedures are growing in volume, and the laparoscopy device manufacturers are racing to develop the best tools for the job.
    Oct. 16, 2013 - Lehigh Acres Citizen

    The spleen, which had been causing a lot of complications in the woman, a sickle cell disease patient, measures 35cm x 25cm and was removed by laparoscopy, something which has never been attempted before,Dr Bin Dayna told the GDN.
  • Matthew Taylor in Jamaica Gleaner
    The results from laparoscopy are far superior to (traditional) 'open' surgery, for example, in (destroying adhesions),said Dr. Matthew Taylor obstetrician and gynaecologist.

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