Feasibility and safety of laparoscopic hydatid surgery: a systematic review.

@article{itgez2013FeasibilityAS,
  title={Feasibility and safety of laparoscopic hydatid surgery: a systematic review.},
  author={Bulent Çitgez and Muharrem Battal and G{\"o}khan Çipe and Oğuzhan Karatepe and Mahmut Muslumanoglu},
  journal={Hepato-gastroenterology},
  year={2013},
  volume={60 124},
  pages={784-8}
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS Eccinococal disease is an important problem in regions such as Turkey, where tapeworms are endemic. Surgery is the main key to successful treatment. Among the various techniques, laparoscopy has recently come to be preferred over the commonly used open technique. The aim of this review was to evaluate the feasibility, safety and potential benefits of laparoscopic hydatid surgery. METHODOLOGY Three independent investigators conducted comprehensive research using PubMed, MEDLINE… CONTINUE READING