Laparoscopy is a surgery that involves inserting a lens through a small incision at the navel and 1 to 3 small incisions in the lower quadrants of the abdomen, through which instruments are inserted.
The day of laparoscopy, the patient is signed in a hospital and must have at least an 8-12 hour fast, at the clinic, a nurse measures their height and weight and take measurements of temperature and blood pressure.
Medical history is required, including the date of the last menstrual period, any allergies, including allergies to latex.
Eating or drinking anything should be avoided for at least 12hrs prior to admission. Also, prior to admission, a physician will prescribe a medication used to clean bowels. No makeup, nail polish or jewelry should be worn.
A form of consent must be signed. It is advisable not to use tampons after surgery, pads can be used. An anesthesiologist will ask some questions, and he will be available to answer any questions regarding the surgical anesthetic.
During surgery, abdominal and pelvic organs are checked for sought cysts, endometriosis, fibroids or adhesions, scarring and everything that may affect your fertility. A substance is injected through the cervix to see the permeability of the Fallopian Tubes.
After the procedure the gas that was blown at the start is removed the gas and the incisions are closed with fine sutures. Once recovered from anesthesia and transferred to a room, the gradual recovery is started. The same day in the afternoon a liquid diet and the same day or the next morning the patient is signed off if conditions are suitable.