Laparoscopy is a operation performed in the abdomen through small incisions with the aid of a camera. It is an intervention to aid patients with a few small cuts in the abdomen. There are number of advantages to the patient with laparoscopic surgery than an open procedure. Advantages includes reduced pain due to smaller incisions which results into shorter recovery time.

Laparoscopy surgery, also called minimally invasive surgery(MIS) or keyhole surgery, is a modern surgical technique in which operations are performed far from their location through small incisions ( usually 0.5-1.5 cm)

Laparoscopy is an instrument called laparoscope to look at the abdominal organ. A laparoscope is a long, thin tube with high-intensity light and a high-resolution camera at the front. The instrument is inserted through an incision in the abdominal wall. As it is inserted, the camera sends images to a video monitor.