Laparoscopic surgery (Minimally Invasive Surgery) offers many advantages for the patient, including smaller incisions, lesser postoperative pain, quicker mobilisation, faster return to normal daily activities and better cosmetic outcomes. Professor Antao has trained specifically in minimally invasive surgery at internationally renowned laparoscopic centres in the UK and USA.  He has expertise in all aspects of minimally invasive surgery and has developed novel laparoscopic techniques for children.