Risks of laparoscopy include:
- Infection of the incision.
- Bleeding from the incision.
- Internal bleeding.
- Accidental injury to internal organs or major blood vessels, from the laparoscope or surgical instruments.
- Pain after the procedure, from inflating the abdomen with gas.
- Problems caused by anesthesia.
- Adhesions or scarring inside the body.
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