Endoscopy (minimally invasive surgery) is a technique for performing medical procedures through natural openings in the body or through one or more tiny holes.
An endoscope inserted in the body magnifies internal structures on a TV monitor for thorough examination. Surgical instruments may be used through the same opening or through an additional small incision.
What are the advantages of Endoscopy?
By performing procedures endoscopically, veterinarian offers their patients:
(1) Less pain
(2) Excellent visualisation of internal organs
(3) Fewer complications
(4) Faster recovery
(5) Ability to access otherwise inaccessible parts of the body
In many cases, performing a procedure endoscopically allows the patient to return home the same day.