Definition of Laparoscopy:

A surgical procedure in which a tiny, flexible tube with a lighted end is inserted through a small incision just below the navel.  This procedure allows the doctor to view the internal abdominal and pelvic organs on a computer screen, as well as take specimens for cultures or microscopic studies.

Also: Laparoscope

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“...A core biopsy involves obtaining a sample of tissue with a thick needle or by inserting a thin, lighted tube (laparoscope) into a small incision in the abdomen...”

Cirrhosis of the Liver

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“...If a liver examination is necessary, the doctor might order a computerized axial tomography (CAT) scan, ultrasound, a scan of the liver using a radioisotope, or look at the liver using a laparoscope.  A liver biopsy will confirm the diagnosis...”
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Consequences of Gallbladder Surgery

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“...Because of limited visibility, this injury is more common with laparoscopy surgery than open surgery...”

Gallbladder Disease

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“...Laparoscopy cholecystectomy was introduced in 1987...”

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)

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“...The doctor may also order other tests such as a sonogram, endometrial biopsy, or laparoscopy to distinguish between PID and other serious problems that may mimic PID...”
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