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    What is laparoscopic/minimally invasive surgery?

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    Laparoscopic is usually referred to keyhole surgery; this is a minimally invasive surgical approach where the surgeon makes several small incisions to access the interior of the body. A long, slender camera attached to a light source and thin instruments are used to perform the operation. Compared to the large incision of conventional open surgery, there is typically less pain and scarring following this operation. Usually, hospital stay and overall recovery time are also reduced.

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