Laparoscopy is a surgical procedure that allows a surgeon to access the inside of the abdomen (tummy) and pelvis without having to make large incisions in the skin. Laparoscopy is recommended to examine appendix, gallbladder, liver, pancreas, small intestine and large intestine (colon), spleen, stomach, pelvic or reproductive organs. Whereas ‘keyhole surgery’ performed on the thoracic or chest cavity.
oladoc can help book an appointment with a laparoscopic surgeon in Karachi and has specialists across Karachi in areas such as Clifton, North Nazimabad, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, F.B. Area, M A Jinnah Road and so on. Patients can call us at 02138140600 to book an appointment with a specialist for their needs. Top laparoscopic surgeons practicing in Karachi include Dr. Bilal Barki (practicing in The Liver Center, Institute of Surgery & Medicine (ISM), and Bayview Hospital).
By observing different areas with a laparoscope, the laparoscopic surgeon can detect an abdominal mass or tumor, fluid in the abdominal cavity, liver disease, the effectiveness of certain treatments, the degree to which a particular cancer has progressed.