Pharmacologic hemostasis in laparoscopy: topical epinephrine facilitates cholecystectomy.

@article{Kuster1993PharmacologicHI,
  title={Pharmacologic hemostasis in laparoscopy: topical epinephrine facilitates cholecystectomy.},
  author={Gustavo G. R. Kuster and Birgit Fischer},
  journal={The American surgeon},
  year={1993},
  volume={59 5},
  pages={281-4}
}
Bleeding may become a major impediment to accurate and safe dissection by laparoscopy. The traditional maneuvers of pressure, dumping, irrigation, and aspiration frequently applied during open procedures to maintain a clear field of dissection are cumbersome through laparoscopy. Several pharmacologic agents have been used topically or by local injection to… CONTINUE READING