The use and maintenance of laparoscope in gynecology at Ramathibodi Hospital.

Abstract

The average use of laparoscope in Ramathibodi Hospital during 1974-1986 was 656.9 cases per year (range = 394-830 cases). The light bulb was the most frequently damaged at the rate of 5 bulbs per 1,000 procedures. The life of the instrument can be prolonged through proper care and continuous maintenance as well as experienced operators and assisting team.

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@article{Poomarporn1990TheUA, title={The use and maintenance of laparoscope in gynecology at Ramathibodi Hospital.}, author={O A Poomarporn and V Ballangpoti and S Chaichit and Kamheang Chaturachinda}, journal={Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand = Chotmaihet thangphaet}, year={1990}, volume={73 Suppl 1}, pages={77-80} }