Single-incision Laparoscopy

This surgery employees a small incision usually about an inch long that is hidden inside the umbilicus. Surgeries that are possible by this route include hysterectomy tubal ligation, removal of ovaries and cysts and treatment of endometriosis. Benefits of this technique or mainly cosmetic as typically the scar will be hidden inside the umbilicus. If surgery has been recommended ask your doctor if a single incision approach is an option.