Relaparoscopy for the detection and treatment of complications of laparoscopic cholecystectomy.

@article{Dexter2000RelaparoscopyFT,
  title={Relaparoscopy for the detection and treatment of complications of laparoscopic cholecystectomy.},
  author={Simon P. L. Dexter and Glenn Vincent Miller and Demetrios Davides and I. Gonz{\'a}lez Mart{\'i}n and H M Sue Ling and Peter Michael Sagar and Michael Larvin and Michael J. McMahon},
  journal={American journal of surgery},
  year={2000},
  volume={179 4},
  pages={316-9}
}
BACKGROUND Laparotomy remains the commonest intervention in patients with abdominal complications of laparoscopic surgery. Our own policy is to employ relaparoscopy to avoid diagnostic delay and unnecessary laparotomy. The results of using this policy in patients with suspected intra-abdominal complications following laparoscopic cholecystectomy are reviewed. METHODS Data were collected from laparoscopic cholecystectomies carried out by five consultant surgeons in one center. Details of… CONTINUE READING

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