Lasers in gynaecology – Are they still obsolete? Review of past, present and future applications *
Laser, laparoscopy, hysteroscopy, endometriosis
Published online: May 07 2020
After the advent and the subsequent gradual disuse of laser technology in gynaecological surgery, in recent years, thanks to technical improvements, this technology is progressively reaffirming itself in various areas of minimally invasive gynaecological surgery ranging from laparoscopy to robotic surgery and hysteroscopy.
This paper, through a SWOT (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats) analysis, shows positives and negatives of this technology with particular attention to present and future applications.