Dr. Sankar Dasmahapatra

Best Endometriosis Treatment Doctors in Kolkata, India

DGO, MS, Fellowship in Gynaecological Lap Surgery (Sydney -Australia)
Consultant Gynaecologist & Obstetrician
Infertility Specialist & Lapaoscopic Surgeon

Laparoscopic Endometriosis Surgery

by Dr. Sankar Dasmahapatra

Laparoscopic Endometriosis Surgery

Laparoscopic Endometriosis surgery treats mild to severe cases by skilled surgeons trained in this method. During the procedure, they'll make a small incision in your abdomen so they can insert a tiny tube with a camera (laparoscope) through it. In some cases, they may need to make more than one small incision.

How long is laparoscopic surgery for endometriosis?

Excision of endometriosis is a good option for you and we would expect your symptoms to improve post-operatively. Your operation will last about 1.5 - 2 hours.

What are the risks of endometriosis laparoscopic surgery?

Laparoscopy is relatively safe, but with all surgical procedures, there are risks involved, including: Internal bleeding. Hernia (a bulge caused by poor healing) at the incision sites.

What is the recovery time for endometriosis surgery?

The recovery time after endometriosis surgery varies from person to person. Most people will experience some pain and discomfort in the days following surgery. Laparoscopy recovery time typically lasts a few weeks, but may be longer for some people.

Can I walk after laparoscopy?

Most women should be able to walk slowly and steadily for 30-60 minutes by the middle of the first week, and will be back to their previous activity levels by the second week. Swimming is an ideal exercise and, if you have had no additional procedure, you can start as soon as you feel comfortable.

How many days rest after laparoscopy?

If you've had laparoscopy to diagnose a condition, you'll probably be able to resume your normal activities within 5 days.

Can endometriosis come back after laparoscopy?

Endometriosis can grow back soon after surgery if the disease isn't completely removed or if your ovaries aren't suppressed.

Is endometriosis cured after laparoscopy?

Studies have shown that five years after surgery, up to 70 per cent of women will have no evidence of endometriosis returning. Not all endometriosis can be treated with laparoscopy, however. Sometimes endometriosis affects other organs such as the bowel or ureter (the tube from the kidney to the bladder).

Can I get pregnant after laparoscopy for endometriosis?

Your Fertility after Laparoscopy for Endometriosis: What to Expect. The outlook for fertility after endometriosis surgery is very positive. Between 45 and 75% of women who undergo the surgery are able to conceive after healing. Many of these pregnancies are even achieved naturally.

Can you walk after endometriosis surgery?

Please pace your activity after surgery- the first week or 2 it's ok to take short walks, less than 15 minutes at a time. Between 2-4 weeks, you can start pushing yourself to walk farther and faster, but don't lift anything heavier than 5 lbs.

Is endometriosis cure after surgery?

There's no cure for endometriosis and it can be difficult to treat. Treatment aims to ease symptoms so the condition does not interfere with your daily life. Treatment can be given to: relieve pain.

How much bed rest is required after laparoscopy?

DO NOT drive a car for 48 hours after your laparoscopy, because the anaesthesia causes drowsiness. You don't need to stay in bed, but it's best to rest and take it easy for the remainder of the day. After 24 hours, there is no limit on your physical activity as long as you're not taking narcotic medication.

Can I do housework after laparoscopy?

You should not lift heavy objects such as full shopping bags or children, or do any strenuous housework such as vacuuming until three to four weeks after your operation as this may affect how you heal internally. Try getting down to your children rather than lifting them up to you.

Can I bend after laparoscopy?

Summary: Basic precautions should be taken after Laparoscopic Surgery. Two days of bed rest is a must. After that, movements should be started in a slow and gradual way. However, bending should be avoided for at least one-week post-surgery.

Can we do laparoscopy during periods?

We cannot undertake laparoscopy if you are experiencing a menstruation (period) on the laparoscopy day. Unfortunately a urine pregnancy test cannot rule out very early pregnancy, as it cannot detect pregnancy until the pregnancy is more than one month of age.

How can I prevent endometriosis?

1. Talk to your doctor about hormonal birth control methods, such as pills, patches or rings with lower doses of estrogen.
2. Exercise regularly (more than 4 hours a week). ...
3. Avoid large amounts of alcohol. ...
4. Avoid large amount of drinks with caffeine

How fast can endometriosis spread?

InfertilityThe rate at which endometriosis grows varies with each person. As such, there's no way to predict how fast the disease will grow in any one person with the condition.

Is endometriosis serious?

Endometriosis has significant social, public health and economic implications. It can decrease quality of life due to severe pain, fatigue, depression, anxiety and infertility. Some individuals with endometriosis experience debilitating pain that prevents them from going to work or school.

What not to eat after endometriosis surgery?

1. Stay on a clear liquid diet until you are able to pass gas. Hot liquids are especially beneficial.
2. Avoid spicy foods the first 3 days after surgery.
3. Avoid leafy vegetables, and fiber-heavy foods such as kale and beans.
4. Eat simple, light meals.
5. Hot tea is helpful for mobilizing the bowels and reducing gas pain.

Can we climb stairs after laparoscopy?

You may climb stairs in moderation. Walk as much as tolerated. This is the only activity/exercise allowed for 6 weeks. Resume sexual activity as discussed at your first post-op visit.

Can endometriosis grow back fast?

How quickly can endometriosis grow back after surgery? For many women, the signs of returning endometriosis after hysterectomy or another procedure will appear about two to five years following surgery.

Can laparoscopy damage ovaries?

The risk of removal of ovarian tissue during laparoscopic surgery is significantly higher for endometriomas than for dermoid cysts.

What is the best time for laparoscopy?

Laparoscopy is usually scheduled several weeks ahead of time and performed in the first 7-10 days after the end of a menstrual period. A physical and pelvic examination is done in the doctor's office 1-2 days before the surgery.

Is laparoscopic surgery risky?

The rate of serious complications associated specifically with a laparoscopic approach is overall low. Up to one-half of complications occur at the time of abdominal access for camera or port placement. Complications can also arise from abdominal insufflation, tissue dissection, and hemostasis.

Dr.Sankar Das Mahapatra is one of the best laparoscopic surgeon in Kolkata for Laparoscopic Endometriosis Surgery.