"Laparoscopy" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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A procedure in which a laparoscope (LAPAROSCOPES) is inserted through a small incision near the navel to examine the abdominal and pelvic organs in the PERITONEAL CAVITY. If appropriate, biopsy or surgery can be performed during laparoscopy.

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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Laparoscopy" by people in this website by year, and whether "Laparoscopy" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 708 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 43 publications in 2016
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