Pelvic inflammation induced by diagnostic laparoscopy in baboons.

  title={Pelvic inflammation induced by diagnostic laparoscopy in baboons.},
  author={Thomas D'hooghe and Charanjit S. Bambra and B. M. Raeymaekers and Joseph A Hill},
  journal={Fertility and sterility},
  volume={72 6},
OBJECTIVE To test the hypothesis that diagnostic laparoscopy can cause pelviperitoneal inflammation. DESIGN Retrospective analysis of data collected during a prospective controlled study in baboons. SETTING An academic research environment. ANIMAL(S) Samples were collected during laparoscopies in female baboons at the Institute of Primate Research, Kenya. INTERVENTION(S) In the first part of the study, 44 laparoscopies were performed in 16 baboons (5 with a normal pelvis, 11 with… CONTINUE READING


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