Gynecological laparoscopy.

  title={Gynecological laparoscopy.},
  author={Patrick Steptoe},
  journal={The Journal of reproductive medicine},
  volume={10 5},
Laparoscopy is reviewed in this keynote lecture of the 1st annual meeting of the American Association of Gynecological Laparoscopists in Las Vegas, Nevada, November 1972. The pneumoperitoneum may produce pressure on the inferior vena cava and stomach and cause splinting of the diaphragm leading to impaired ventilation, reduction in venous return to the… CONTINUE READING