The role of diagnostic laparoscopy for acute abdominal conditions: an evidence-based review

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Diagnostic laparoscopy is minimally invasive surgery for the diagnosis of intraabdominal diseases. This study aim was a critical examination of the available literature on the role of laparoscopy for the diagnosis and treatment of acute intraabdominal conditions. A systematic literature search of English-language articles on MEDLINE, the Cochrane database… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00464-008-0103-x

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@article{Stefanidis2008TheRO, title={The role of diagnostic laparoscopy for acute abdominal conditions: an evidence-based review}, author={Dimitrios Stefanidis and William S. Richardson and Lily Chang and David B. Earle and Robert Fanelli}, journal={Surgical Endoscopy}, year={2008}, volume={23}, pages={16-23} }