Laparoscopic Endometriosis Surgery

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Endometriosis is a female health disorder that occurs when cells from the lining of the womb grow in other areas of the body. Almost 10% of all women’s around the world are affected by this disease which affects their reproductive period. The areas of endometriosis bleed each month menstrual period which results in inflammation and scarring. Endometriosis growth are not cancer. Below is the Endometriosis Treatment.

Endometriosis Treatment:-

Endometriosis Treatment may be medical or surgical.

For quick relief from pain and other symptoms of endometriosis. Endometriosis has no cure, however it can be managed by certain treatments available depending on the seriousness of the disease. It can be discomforting to live your life with endometriosis when left untreated.

Tests to check for physical clues of endometriosis include:

Pelvic exam

During a pelvic exam, your doctor manually examines your pelvis for abnormalities, such as cysts on your reproductive organs or scars behind your uterus.

Ultrasound

This test uses high-frequency sound waves to create images of the inside of your body. To capture the images, a device called a transducer is either pressed against your abdomen or inserted into your vagina (transvaginal ultrasound).

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)

An MRI is an exam that uses a magnetic field and radio waves to create detailed images of the organs and tissues within your body.

Laparoscopy 

In some cases, your doctor may refer you to a surgeon for a procedure that allows the surgeon to view inside your abdomen (laparoscopy). While there is no cure for endometriosis.

Symtoms:-

Most women who have endometriosis, in fact, do not have symptoms. Of those whom do, the most common symptoms include:

  • Pain which occurs in pelvic area
  • Painful sexual intercourse
  • Cramping during intercourse
  • Pain during urination
  • Cramping during bowel movement
  • Pain with pelvic examinations

The goal of treatment could be pain relief and/or enhancement of fertility. Many medications are available and the choice depends upon your doctor’s judgment according to your special case. Laparoscopic surgery is the gold standard of treatment. It is performed when medical treatment is ineffective and if other organs are being affected by the disease or for fertility enhancement. Laparoscopy helps to normalize anatomy, to remove endometriotic diseased tissue deposits by lasers or electrosurgery.

CAUSES:-

The exact cause is unknown. One of the cause theories is that the endometrial tissue is deposited in unusual locations by the retrograde flow of menstrual debris through the Fallopian tubes into the pelvic and abdominal cavities. Also there is some evidence that certain women with endometriosis have an altered immune response in women with endometriosis, which may impact the body’s natural ability to recognize endometrial tissue.

DIAGNOSIS:-

Obstetrician-gynecologists (OB-GYNs) are the type of doctors that commonly treat endometriosis .

Diagnosing Endometriosis

Some doctors may treat suspected endometriosis  based on a woman’s symptoms or the examination if they can be cure without surgery. findings to see if they improve without proceeding to surgery. However, to diagnose endometriosis, a doctor must perform laparoscopy (surgery in which a doctor looks in the abdomen with a camera through the belly button) to visualize and biopsy suspected endometriosis lesions. They can be different in appearance.

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