Corpus ID: 49567168

Laparoscopy at Sebokeng Hospital with Emphasis on Trauma

  title={Laparoscopy at Sebokeng Hospital with Emphasis on Trauma},
  author={Fcs I Bombil and MBChB A Maraj and Md Mmed Fam Med H.Dip.Surg W S Lunda and J. Thomson},
  journal={The Journal of medical research},
  • Fcs I Bombil, MBChB A Maraj, +1 author J. Thomson
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine
  • The Journal of medical research
  • Advances in minimal access surgery has revolutionized the practice of surgery over the past two decades. In some areas, laparoscopy has become the standard of care as in cholecystectomy. Laparoscopy in trauma however has been trailing behind, supposedly because of the fear of missing injuries in unpredictable trauma setting. There are reports in the literature about the benefit of laparoscopy in trauma, but we do not have local data in South Africa. We therefore endeavour to assess the place of… CONTINUE READING

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