About Excision Removal of Endometriosis
Endometriosis is a common condition where tissue that behaves like the lining of the womb (the endometrium) is found outside the womb. These pieces of tissue can be found in many different areas of the body, including: the ovaries and fallopian tubes. outside the womb. the lining of the inside of the abdomen.
Laparoscopy is the most common procedure used to diagnose and remove mild to moderate endometriosis.
Instead of using a large abdominal incision, the surgeon inserts a lighted viewing instrument called a laparoscope through a small incision. If the surgeon needs better access, he or she makes one or two more small incisions for inserting other surgical instruments.