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[Ambulatory laparoscopic cholecystectomy is as effective as hospitalization and from a social perspective less expensive: a randomized study].
OBJECTIVE: To compare the effects and costs of an ambulatory treatment versus an overnight stay for laparoscopic cholecystectomy. DESIGN: Prospective, randomised. METHOD: In the St Antonius hospital,Expand
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[Laparoscopic cholecystectomy in The Netherlands: early national results].
The results of laparoscopic cholecystectomy in 58 of the 66 hospitals in which surgeons introduced this method after attending a practical course are evaluated. Data of 546 patients were collected.Expand
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Laparoscopic inguinal hernia operation
: After the introduction of laparoscopic operations for repair of inguinal hernias, circa 1990, randomized comparative studies showed that this method causes less postoperative pain and requires aExpand
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[Telecommunication, telemedicine and telesurgery].
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Unfounded doubt in laparoscopic cholecystectomy
: Laparoscopic cholecystectomy began to gain ground in the late eighties. The smaller incision led to less postoperative pain and faster recovery. By now, the method has become a matter ofExpand
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