Laparoscopic surgery has revolutionised the way we do abdominal surgery. In more than two decades now it is now used for almost all situations when abdominal surgery is required. The obvious advantages such as less pain, scars and hospital stay has made patients choose it over the conventional abdominal surgery that involve long incisions and it’s associated problems. Given a chance nobody wants a big cut in the belly anymore.
In this article I would like to educate and clarify to the reader regarding a few misconceptions about laparoscopic surgery.