Everything you need to know about Laparoscopic Urological Procedure

Everything you need to know about Laparoscopic Urological Procedure
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Everything you need to know about Laparoscopic Urological Procedure

  • September 19, 2020

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What is Laparoscopic Urological procedure?

The laparoscopic urologic procedure is performed by the urologist in Ludhiana to correct the urological issues. The surgery is a minimally invasive procedure that is done with the use of a laparoscope and it contains an in-built camera.

The instrument is inserted into the body by making small incisions. By undergoing the surgery, the patient experiences much better postoperative pain control, short hospitalization, better results, and quick recovery.

With technological advancement, there has been the use of robotic technology which helps to get the results better. This treatment provides better visualization and it has gained popularity in the last few years.

Consulting the urologist on time is going to prevent the urological conditions whether it is an infection or kidney stones.

When is the need for laparoscopic urologic surgery?

This procedure can help to treat the malignant and benign urologic conditions. Some of the commonly used for laparoscopy are mentioned below:

  • Pyeloplasty
  • Radical prostatectomy
  • Nephrectomy
  • Partial Nephrectomy
  • Radical Cystectomy

How to prepare before Laparoscopic urologic surgery?

One of the important parts of the surgery is a standardized imaging method. To undergo the surgery, the results are considered and they are dependent on the imaging. In some cases, the affected organ can get affected by laparoscopic surgery.

For example: If the renal tumors in the kidney are large then it allows for movement. In case the adjacent organ is enlarged then the surgical space will get less which makes it difficult to perform the laparoscopic treatment.

How patient is prepared for the procedure?

Your doctor will inform you in detail on who you need to take care of yourself and what are the risk factors involved with it. When the patient is aware of the entire situation, it makes it easier to go through the treatment.

Procedure

Laparoscopic surgery is also known as minimally invasive surgery (MIS), or keyhole surgery. The surgery is performed on the abdomen with the help of small incisions which are around 0.5 to 1.5cm.

The images are displayed on the monitor to understand the surgical elements. The operation is performed on the pelvic cavity or abdominal whereas keyhole surgery is performed on the chest cavity or thoracic.

Patients undergoing this surgery will get many advantages that are not possible with open surgery. The pain is reduced, less blood loss, better cosmetic results, shorter hospital stay, and smaller incisions. Patients can be back to a normal routine within 1 to 2 weeks. The following procedures are performed by laparoscopic surgery;

  • Uretero-ureterostomy, ureteric reimplantation
  • Radical cystectomy
  • Bladder diverticulectomy, and bladder augmentation
  • Pyeloplasty, pyelolithotomy, and ureterolithotomy
  • Simple, and partial nephrectomy
  • Retroperitoneal and iliac lymph node dissection
  • Renal cyst surgery
  • Radical prostatectomy

 

How do patients need to take care of following the surgery?

Laparoscopic urologic surgery is well-known for its minimal pain following the surgery. It is one of the reasons patients can easily undergo the treatment.