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  • adj. of, relating to, or using laparoscopy or a laparoscope


laparoscope +‎ -ic (Wiktionary)


  • | Reply yes its true: p well id think so … ive assisted in laparoscopic surgery b4 and it requires dexterity, concentration, and heaps of practice … … and feels like a videogame given ur performing most of the op using a television screen in the OT.

    EXTRALIFE – By Scott Johnson - Surgeons Perform Better After Playing Wii

  • Advances in laparoscopic and microscopic procedures mean that many body parts that were once removed whole are now taken out in small pieces.

    Boing Boing: January 22, 2006 - January 28, 2006 Archives

  • More than 5,000 people, from schoolchildren to surgeons, have done training exercises on a system Rosser calls "Top Gun," designed to train laparoscopic surgeons, doctors who use minimally-invasive techniques to repair injuries.

    Boing Boing: December 19, 2004 - December 25, 2004 Archives

  • We took the balloon out, waited a month or two and then I operated on him, doing what is called a laparoscopic Roux-en Y gastric bypass.

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  • Then, about a year ago, his parents went to a seminar about a new procedure called laparoscopic gastric banding.

    When Dieting and Exercise Failed, Teen Chose Surgery

  • Professor Paul Finan, from Leeds General Infirmary, said possible reasons included: "the degree of surgical specialisation, how guidelines were followed, the quality of high-dependency units after-care surgery, anaesthetic services and whether the surgery was laparoscopic, which is less invasive."

    BBC News - Home

  • The small size of the abnormality on the senator's stomach lent itself to complete removal through a procedure known as laparoscopic partial gastric resection, aides said. -

  • This procedure is known as a laparoscopic ovariectomy, and it is performed at the center with Ligasure, a medical device that allows the surgeons to remove an ovary efficiently, and with almost no risk of bleeding. News

  • The type of surgery performed in the study is called laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding, a reversible procedure that uses a circular tube filled with saline solution to restrict the size of the stomach, creating a pouch at the top that becomes full quickly.

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  • The procedure, known as laparoscopic band surgery, is usually performed on obese adults.

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