Laproscopic Ovarian Cystectomy

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Laproscopic Ovarian Cystectomy

Laparoscopic ovarian cystectomy refers to a minimally invasive surgical procedure where a laparoscope is inserted via a small incision close to the navel. The camera in the laparoscope transmits pictures of the pelvis to a monitor for the surgeon tolook and perform the surgery. The aims of a laparoscopic ovarian cystectomy are to have minimal loss of blood, to perform efficient surgery and to preserve ovarian tissue.

Procedure of Laparoscopic Ovarian Cystectomy
  • Patient is placed in position of lithotomy. Routine skin preparation using alcoholic chlorhexidine for skin and aqueous povidone-iodine for vagina and vulva.
  • A uterine manipulator is placed.
  • Pneumoperitoneum is achieved by the surgeon.
  • A 5 mm port is placed on the patient’s left side. This is done to avoid the inferior epigastric vessels running along the anterior wall of abdomen. Port sites may vary depending on cyst size, previous surgeries and surgeon preference.
Risks ofLaparoscopic Ovarian Cystectomy

Risk involved in a laparoscopic ovarian cystectomy:

  • Infection around the surgical site.
  • Bleeding during the surgery.
  • Damage to the surrounding organs.
Recovery time of Laparoscopic Ovarian Cystectomy

Generally, a laparoscopic surgery about 1-2 hours and the patient is released within hours of completing the surgery. How quickly one recovers are related to factors such as the patient’s day-to-day activities, lifestyle, habits etc.

HIMAS Hospital are led by the highly accomplished clinicians, supportive nursing care backed by the latest technologies and treatment protocols for Laparoscopic Ovarian Cystectomy.