What is minimally invasive surgery ?
Minimal Invasiveness Surgery can change your way of thinking about surgery …
Commonly known in our country as laser surgery, and far from being the method by which the majority of endoscopic procedures are performed; minimally invasive surgery, which includes laparoscopic and thoracoscopic surgery, among others, uses technology to perform surgery in the abdomen and chest through small incisions. Patients who choose CMI usually enjoy a faster recovery and shorter hospital stay compared with patients in conventional or open surgery.
How is the minimally invasive surgery performed?
The surgeon makes small incisions ( 0.5 to 1 cm) in the abdomen of the patient , using a miniature camera or a videoscope with a lens which resembles a metal bar and with specialized instruments are inserted to perform the procedure , the surgeon is practically the same as is done in conventional open surgery or , what changes is the method. One large incision is required to cut large amount of skin and muscle , incision sometimes larger diameter may be about 1.2 to 1.5 cm is required.