Laparoscopic Hysterectomy in Adelaide
Laparoscopic hysterectomy is a type of surgical procedure used to remove the uterus through small incisions in the abdomen.
This operation is also commonly referred to as ‘keyhole’ surgery or minimally invasive surgery, as it involves the use of specialised instruments and a small camera to perform the procedure through tiny incisions in the abdominal wall.
One of the main benefits of laparoscopic hysterectomy is that it typically results in reduced pain and discomfort for patients compared to traditional open surgery, which involves a larger incision in the abdomen. Because the incisions made during laparoscopic surgery are smaller, patients typically experience less post-operative pain and discomfort.
In addition, laparoscopic surgery often results in a shorter hospital stay and faster recovery time, allowing patients to return to their normal activities more quickly. Laparoscopic hysterectomy may also offer other benefits, such as a reduced risk of infection, less blood loss during surgery, and a lower risk of scarring.
Additionally, because the camera used during the procedure provides a magnified view of the surgical site, surgeons are often able to achieve greater precision and accuracy when performing the procedure.
Overall, laparoscopic hysterectomy is a safe and effective alternative to traditional open surgery for many women who require a hysterectomy. However, as with any surgical procedure, it is important to discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor and to carefully weigh your options before deciding whether a laparoscopic hysterectomy is right for you.
For more information about a laparoscopic hysterectomy, or to arrange a consultation with Dr Mandana Master at Burnside Women’s Health in Adelaide, please do not hesitate to give us a call at (08) 8364 3642, or fill in the contact form below.