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laparoscopy
Subject Category
H Health and Pathology
X Research, Technology and Engineering
Definition
A procedure in which a laparoscope is inserted through a small incision near the navel to examine the abdominal and pelvic organs in the peritoneal cavity. If appropriate, biopsy or surgery can be performed during laparoscopy.
Definition Source
Medical Subject Headings 2012
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/37075.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/37075
Used For
celioscopy
gynecologic laparoscopy
laparoscopic surgery
laparoscopic surgical procedures
operative laparoscopy
pelviscopy
peritoneoscopy
Broader Term
endoscopy
Narrower Term
hand-assisted laparoscopy
Spanish
laparoscopía
Term Number
37075