n Obstetrics and Gynaecology Forum - Endometriosis : laparoscopic excision or electro-coagulation / laser vaporization? : guest editorial

Volume 13, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 1027-9148



Extracted from text ... GUEST EDITORIAL Obstetrics & Gynaecology Forum - August 2003 1 Endometriosis: Laparoscopic excision or electro-coagulation/ laser vaporization? cessfully by superficial electro-coagulation or laser vaporisation? This will invariably lead to incomplete surgery, which will lead to further repeated laproscopic procedures, which in turn will ultimately lead to aggravation of already upward spiralling health care costs. So, what is the better alternative to electro-coagulation or laser vaporisation? The answer seems to be conservative laproscopic excision of endometriosis by sharp dissection; either with scissors, excision using laser or excision using electro-surgical techniques. The reasons seem obvious. Firstly, we will know that what ..

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