Laparoscopic Detorsion and Cecopexy for Treatment of Cecal Volvulus

  title={Laparoscopic Detorsion and Cecopexy for Treatment of Cecal Volvulus},
  author={Riley G. Jones and Erik J. Wayne and Farid J. Kehdy},
  journal={The American Surgeon},
  pages={251 - 252}
Minimally Invasive Acute Care Surgery
Minimally invasive acute care surgery
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