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Laparoscopic salpingectomy

Laparoscopic salpingectomy

Laparoscopic salpingectomy: Laparoscopic salpingectomy is minimally invasive surgery to remove a fallopian tube(s) using a tiny video camera (laparoscope) and other instruments inserted through several small "keyhole" incisions in the lower abdomen.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Laparoscopic salpingectomy

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Laparoscopic salpingectomy:

Non-Surgical Options: Laparoscopic salpingectomy

These non-surgical medical options may be possible alternative treatments to performing Laparoscopic salpingectomy:

  • Ectopic pregnancy may resolve on its own

Other Surgical Options: Laparoscopic salpingectomy

Surgical procedure options to consider as an alternative for Laparoscopic salpingectomy may include these surgeries:

Anesthetic Requirements for Laparoscopic salpingectomy

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Laparoscopic salpingectomy may include:

Procedure Complications: Laparoscopic salpingectomy

Possible surgical complications of Laparoscopic salpingectomy may include:

Prognosis for a Good Outcome: Laparoscopic salpingectomy

The prognosis for a good medical outcome: The prognosis is good, however the woman will be infertile if both tubes are removed (bilateral salpingectomy).

Laparoscopic salpingectomy: Recovery Time

Recovery period for Laparoscopic salpingectomy: Three to four weeks.

Laparoscopic salpingectomy: Other Names

Other names for this medical surgical procedures (Laparoscopic salpingectomy) include:

  • Laparoscopic fallopian tube removal

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