What Is a Laparoscopic Appendectomy Surgery?
Laparoscopic appendectomy is a procedure conducted for appendicitis with the medical tool called laparoscope which contains camera for doctors to see the operation site. Surgeons make few small cuts rather than a single big one in order to perform the laparoscopic appendectomy procedure.
What Are the Laparoscopic Appendectomy Steps?
In laparoscopic surgery for appendix removal, doctors make a few small cuts, through which a laparoscope and medical tools are inserted (so-called laparoscopy). With the help of the medical tools, surgeons perform the laparoscopic surgery, close appendix’s connection to bowels and in the end – close the wound.
How Long Is the Appendectomy Recovery Time with Laparoscopic Surgery?
Laparoscopic appendectomy guarantees shorter recovery from an appendectomy. For most of the patients who experienced appendix surgery, a total recovery period of appendectomy is around 4-6 weeks.