Laparoscopy in Urology
In last one decade, laparoscopy has become a practical and acceptable alternative to treat complex urologic surgical diseases. Most of the open procedures today are replaced by laparoscopic alternatives. The journey of laparoscopy started in 1991 by Dr. Ralph Clayman who performed the first laparoscopy nephrectomy. Laparoscopy has become a major domain of urological surgery and use of this approach has evolved to perform more extensive and complicated procedure. With the ongoing developments in this field, it would probably replace open surgical procedures in most urological fields.
Laparoscopy offers a number of advantages to the patient. These include:
Commonly performed laparoscopic procedures are
At Fortis we offer all these procedures for patients where it is indicated. All facilities and expertise for pre-operative, intra-operative and post-operative care are available.