Laparoscopic urology deals with urological surgery for which a laparoscope is used (a laparoscope is an instrument consisting of a telescope with a camera or other visual device attached to it). Laparoscopic surgery is advantageous because only a small incision is made for surgery, as compared to open surgery. Consequently, the recovery time of the patient is reduced, hospital stay is reduced, patient pain or discomfort is reduced. Furthermore, the surgeons' hands are freed so that they can work better with their instruments and also surgical site visualisation is improved translating into better surgical results.
A wide range of laparoscopic surgeries are performed at AG Stone Centre including :