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Laparoscopic procedure for soft tissue sarcoma

What is a laparoscopic procedure?

For tumors located within the abdomen, a laparoscopic procedure is sometimes used to diagnose or stage the extent of disease. During laparoscopy, your surgical oncologist will make one or more small incisions in the abdomen, and insert a video camera and other special surgical instruments.

Laparoscopic procedure for soft tissue sarcoma

Laparoscopic ultrasound and laparoscopic biopsies may also be performed by your surgeon to diagnose and stage soft tissue sarcoma.