[Does laparoscopic treatment of abdominal infections generate bacteremias? Prospective study: 75 cases].

Abstract

Laparoscopy is increasingly used in conditions complicated by peritonitis. A theoretical concern is that carbon dioxide pneumoperitoneum may increase bacteraemia. In a prospective study 90 patients were treated by laparoscopic appendicectomy. 30 of them had no histological abnormality; 30 had an acute appendicitis and 30 an acute peritonitis. 75 patients… (More)

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@article{Benoit1995DoesLT, title={[Does laparoscopic treatment of abdominal infections generate bacteremias? Prospective study: 75 cases].}, author={Joshua B Benoit and Philippe Cruaud and Johny Lauroy and P H Boutelier and G{\'e}rard G Champault}, journal={Journal de chirurgie}, year={1995}, volume={132 12}, pages={472-7} }