minilap

minilap

Minilaparotomy An abbreviated laparotomy used to obtain cells, document intraperitoneal hemorrhage, obtain fluids for assessing bile amylase, bacteria, or fecal material by peritoneal lavage Obstetrics Minilaps are used for sterilization See Laparotomy tubal sterilization.
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Similarly, temporary methods are not promoted and there is a big gap in provision of services In female sterilisation, the technically easier mini- laparotomy surgeries are not promoted There is no focus on provision of a wellrounded family planning programme that includes choice for simple spacing methods like oral pills, condoms and IUCDs Very few surgeons in each district are trained in laparoscopic sterilisation and possibly none in minilap tubectomy procedure Monitoring mechanisms to monitor quality are not in place Instead of focusing on quality, providers are assessed and incentivised based on the number of surgeries they perform.
Is the difference in postoperative pain between minilap and robotic significant enough to justify the increase in cost and operating room time?