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[lap-uh-RAHS-kuh-pee] an examination of the inside the abdomen using an instrument called a laparoscope that is inserted through a small cut or incision. Compare with endoscopy. See also laparoscope.

Surgery for endometrial cancer

... using laparoscopy seems to be just as good as more traditional open
procedures if done by a surgeon who has a lot of experience in laparoscopic ...


Surgery for cervical cancers and pre-cancers

... vaginal hysterectomy. When the uterus is removed using laparoscopy,
it is called a laparoscopic hysterectomy. In some ...


Surgery for prostate cancer

... Laparoscopic approaches to radical prostatectomy. Laparoscopic
approaches ... Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy. For a ...


Surgery for kidney cancer | American Cancer Society

... Laparoscopic nephrectomy and robotic-assisted laparoscopic nephrectomy:
These newer approaches to the operation are done through several ...


Cancer Glossary

... laparoscopic surgery Search [lap-uh-ruh-SKAH-pick]. surgery using a narrow ...
laparoscopy Search [lap-uh-RAHS-kuh-pee]. an examination of the ...


Treatment options based on the extent of gallbladder cancer

... These tests may include CT or MRI scans and a staging laparoscopy. ... (If the
initial surgery was a laparoscopic cholecystectomy, the skin around the ...


Surgery for endometrial cancer

... using laparoscopy seems to be just as good as standard operations if done
by a surgeon who has a lot of experience in laparoscopic cancer ...


Surgery for gallbladder cancer

... If the cancer is resectable, laparoscopy can also help in planning the ...
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy: This is the most common way to remove a ...


Special surgery techniques for cancer

... Laparoscopic surgery. ... Laparoscopic (lap-uh-ruh-SKAH-pick) surgery is used
commonly today to remove gallbladders and repair hernias. ...


Surgery for testicular cancer

... Laparoscopic surgery: In some cases, the surgeon can remove lymph nodes
through very small skin incisions in the abdomen by using a ...