Laparoscopic management of abdominal lymphatic cyst in children.

@article{Tran2012LaparoscopicMO,
  title={Laparoscopic management of abdominal lymphatic cyst in children.},
  author={N. S. Tran and Thanh Liem Nguyen},
  journal={Journal of laparoendoscopic & advanced surgical techniques. Part A},
  year={2012},
  volume={22 5},
  pages={505-7}
}
PURPOSE The aim of this study is to investigate the feasibility and effectiveness of laparoscopic surgery (LS) in management of abdominal lymphatic cyst (ALC) in children. SUBJECTS AND METHODS Medical records of all patients undergoing LS for ALC at the National Hospital of Pediatrics, Hanoi, Vietnam, from May 2007 to June 2011 were reviewed. For LS, one umbilical port of 10 mm and up to three other 3-5-mm ports were used. Cystic fluid was aspirated prior to removal of the cyst. When… CONTINUE READING

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