TITLE

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy in the Densely Scarred Abdomen

AUTHOR(S)
Kumar, Sabi S.
PUB. DATE
November 1998
SOURCE
American Surgeon;Nov1998, Vol. 64 Issue 11, p1094
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Cites the successful treatment of patients with extensive intra-abdominal adhesions by laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC). Complicating factors; Patients' previous abdominal operations; Brief history of LC; Use of initial subxiphoid incision with blunt finger dissection to place the primary port; Importance of safe peritoneal access in presence of dense abdominal adhesions.
ACCESSION #
1240866

 

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