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A laparoscopy is a minimally invasive surgical procedure that is used to treat diseases of the gastrointestinal tract. Surgery is performed through three or more 5 to 10 mm incisions in the abdomen. A blood test, lung function test, ECG, chest X-ray, and other tests may be performed prior to surgery.

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