Diagnostic Laparoscopy Versus Exploratory Laparotomy

  title={Diagnostic Laparoscopy Versus Exploratory Laparotomy},
  author={Dr. Walid Sharaf Abdulla Abdulrahman},
  • Dr. Walid Sharaf Abdulla Abdulrahman
  • Published 2008
Diagnostic laparoscopy is a minimally invasive surgical procedure that allows the visual examination and documentation of intra abdominal organs in order o detect any pathology. Diagnostic laparoscopy was first introduced in 1901, when kelling, performed a peritoneoscopy in a dog and was called “Celioscopy”. A Swedish internist named Jacobaeuse its credited with performing the first Diagnostic laparoscopy on human in 1910. He described its application in patient with ascites and for the early… CONTINUE READING