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Yikes!  Best for you to chat w/your gynecologist & anesthesiologist about this!  For just about any surgery these days, we'll place a grounding pad (or something like that) on you that's held on by adhesive.  So it's possibl
Personally, I would go with the laparoscopy (if you have good coverage) because when a cyst pops it hurts like .... well I am sure you understand what I am trying to say. 
Dear Dr. Lin, Thank you very much for your response.  As it happens, the pain and symptoms brought me to the ER earlier this week.  After listening to my bowel sounds the doctor decided to do a CT scan with contrast and disco
Laparoscopy: Patients Benefit, But Do Surgeons Suffer? by Michael A. Zadeh Medical DoctorHealth MavenFacebook is available on the extent to which strain during laparoscopy affects surgeons’ bodies when compared with open...
IUI versus IVF versus laparoscopy by Dr. Aniruddha M. Medical Doctor even worse because patients don’t know whom to trust. In the past, a diagnostic laparoscopy... ; and remove peritubal adhesions. Not only did laparoscopy allow the gynecologist to make an accurate visual...
Do I need a Laparoscopy? by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor fertility. However, as IVF technology has improved the need for laparoscopy has dwindled. I explain it to patients in this fashion: If I do a laparoscopy and find significant adhesions (scar tissue...
Question 11. What is a laparoscopy, and do I need one? by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor percentage of these laparoscopies revealed either no problems or very minimal endometriosis. Over the past 20.... However, some patients still benefit from laparoscopy which leads to today's Question of the Day 11...
Should we still be doing a laparoscopy for infertile women ? by Dr. Aniruddha M. Medical Doctor When we first started practice , a laparoscopy was considered to be a basic tool in the evaluation of an infertile woman. Laparoscopy was considered to be a major advance , because it allowed...
Malpractice defense: Diagnostic Laparoscopy Resulting in Bowel Injury by David W. Patient Expert Diagnostic Laparoscopy Resulting in Bowel Injury A 46-year-old woman presented with pelvic pain...) about 7 years prior.  The defendant recommended that she have a  diagnostic laparoscopy  to determine...
Endometriosis - laparoscopy or IVF by Dr. Aniruddha M. Medical Doctor a laparoscopy. This is usually a knee-jerk reflex - for many reasons. The importance of making the right... a definitive diagnosis of endometriosis is a laparoscopy. They also sell the patient on this procedure...

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