Outpatient Surgery Topic Guide
Outpatient Surgery: Outpatient surgery refers to surgical procedures that allow the patient to return home the same day of the procedure. Usually this way of handling medical procedures is best suited to healthy people who are receiving a minor surgery. As techniques have improved, however, surgeons have been using outpatient procedures for increasingly complex cases and surgeries.
Laparoscopy Laparoscopy is a less invasive form of surgery where surgeons make tiny incisions and insert tiny instruments and a camera into the incision to view internal organs and repair or remove tissue. Patients who undergo laparoscopic surgery may have quicker recovery times and experience less trauma to the body.