Laparoscopic surgery in neonates and infants.

  title={Laparoscopic surgery in neonates and infants.},
  author={Juergen Waldschmidt and Felix Schier},
  journal={European journal of pediatric surgery : official journal of Austrian Association of Pediatric Surgery ... [et al] = Zeitschrift fur Kinderchirurgie},
  volume={1 3},
Between 1978 and 1991 a total of 136 operations with the laparoscope have been performed. 79 additional laparoscopies were carried out for diagnostic purposes. The most frequent indications for operative laparoscopy were: adhesions, abdominal cysts, tumors, gonadectomy, appendectomy and cholecystectomy. Diagnostic laparoscopies were performed for the differential diagnosis of cholestasis, chronic abdominal pain, intersex and cryptorchidism. The only complication was a scar hernia in a 1,400… CONTINUE READING


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