Laparoscopy is an effective and safe alternative to open abdominal surgery for the treatment of ectopic pregnancy. It is associated with a shorter hospital stay and quicker recovery than open surgery, with similar results. As with all surgical procedures, there are risks and complications. However, overall, laparoscopy is a safe and well-proven procedure at diagnosing and treating gynecological problems.
Now that you have viewed the presentation, it is your doctor's hope that you have a better understanding of the procedure, including its risks, benefits and alternatives. Based on what you want and expect, you and your doctor can now make a shared decision about your health care.