Advanced techniques in abdominal surgery.

@article{Monson1993AdvancedTI,
  title={Advanced techniques in abdominal surgery.},
  author={John R. T. Monson},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={1993},
  volume={307 6915},
  pages={
          1346-50
        }
}
Almost every abdominal organ is now amenable to laparoscopic surgery. Laparoscopic appendicectomy is a routine procedure which also permits identification of other conditions initially confused with an inflamed appendix. However, assessment of appendiceal inflammation is more difficult. Almost all colonic procedures can be performed laparoscopically, at least partly, though resection for colonic cancer is still controversial. For simple patch repair of perforated duodenal ulcers laparoscopy is… CONTINUE READING
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