The surgeon uses a type of telescope, called a laparoscope, to do the operation.
Experience surgeons are increasingly able to do operations by putting a laparoscope through very small cuts in the tummy (abdomen ).
Laparoscopy-A surgical procedure in which a small incision is made, usually in the navel, through which a viewing tube (laparoscope) is inserted.
This is a minimally invasive type of surgery done through one or more small one-inch (2.5 cm) incisions and a laparoscope, an instrument with a fiber-optic light containing a tube with openings for surgical instruments.
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