Endoscopy is a medical procedure that involves inserting a tiny camera and feberoptic light through a natural rifice, through a small incisión or injury of an organ, to obtain an insight into the various organs and body parts. The camera projects images on a large screen offering physicians an accurate insight. Endoscopy not only allows doctors to take biopsies needed for further testing, it also allows them to perform certain surgical procedures.
There are severals ways to perform endoscopic surgeries operating instruments, such as tweezers and scissors, ca be put in the display area through incisions or many other endoscopic instruments may include surgical tools. There are many types of endoscopic surgical instruments that are used for different parts of the body, laparoscopic surgery, is used to perform procedures in the stomach or pelvic region, and colonoscopy, etc.
In endoscopic surgery, the patient has less scarring and incisions compared with open surgery. Endoscopic surgery provides the patient a shorter recovery time an less pain after the procedure, endoscopy is a more accurate way to analyze a problem with radiographs. With endoscopic surgery, doctors get a more view of problem areas.