Surgeons for Laparoscopic Gynecological Procedures in Dayton, OH

Laparoscopic Procedures in Dayton, OH

Laparoscopic Procedures

What is a laparoscopic procedure?

A laparoscopic procedure, also known as laparoscopy, is a surgical procedure that uses small incisions and camera guidance to complete surgical repairs with a less invasive approach. The name laparoscopic comes from the device that is used during the procedure, called a laparoscope.

Why is a laparoscopic procedure used?

When appropriate, a laparoscopic procedure may be recommended so your doctor can make an accurate diagnosis and/or make surgical repairs using a less invasive approach than traditional surgery. A laparoscopic procedure can help diagnose and treat various gynecologic conditions, such as:

What does a laparoscopic procedure involve?

During a laparoscopic surgical procedure, your doctor will make multiple small incisions in your abdomen area. Your doctor will then introduce a tube into these incisions. A camera and all surgical tools will move through the tubes to perform the surgery. Different types of laparoscopic procedures include:

How long does a laparoscopic procedure take?

Procedure time will vary based on the procedure that is taking place. A laparoscopic hysterectomy or laparoscopic myomectomy can take anywhere from 1-2 hours. A hernia repair procedure can take up to 2 hours. Speak with your doctor to learn more about specific procedure times and what to expect before, during, and after your surgery.

What are the benefits of a laparoscopic procedure?

Laparoscopic procedures are considered to be cutting-edge technology in comparison with standard open surgery. Laparoscopic surgery may offer benefits, including:

  • Minimal external and internal scarring
  • Shorter hospital stay
  • Less postoperative pain
  • Quicker recovery time than traditional surgery

If you are interested in learning more about laparoscopy, schedule an appointment with an Ob/Gyn specialist at Huey & Weprin Ob/Gyn. With specialized care and cutting-edge treatments in obstetrics and gynecology, Huey & Weprin Ob/Gyn offers a wide variety of gynecologic and obstetric services from leaders in Ob/Gyn research development. Call 937.771.5100 or fill out the form on this page to schedule an appointment.

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13 March 16, 2020

To our valued patients,

In an effort to slow the spread of Covid-19/Coronavirus, Kettering Medical Center has limited the number of support persons to be allowed on the Labor & Delivery and Mother/Baby units of the hospital.

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY only two support persons will be allowed per laboring patient for the entirety of their hospital stay. Kettering Medical Center will be screening ALL non-patient persons entering the hospital for symptoms associated with Covid-19/Coronavirus, including support persons for laboring patients. Any person with any grade fever, cough or respiratory symptoms WILL NOT be permitted to enter the facility. Their policy of no non-patient persons under the age of 14 in the facility remains in effect during this time as well.

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Sincerely,

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