Exploratory laparotomy

Known as: abdomen exploration, abdominal exploration 
Surgical examination of the contents of the abdominal cavity as a means of diagnosis.
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
PURPOSE To analyze the impact of systematic second-look surgery plus hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) performed… (More)
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
BACKGROUND New technologies can considerably improve preoperative planning, enhance the surgeon's skill and simplify the approach… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND Published reports on NOTES (natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery) have thus far been limited to the… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND & AIMS The evolution of flexible endoscopes and endoscopic devices has recently enabled per-oral transgastric… (More)
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1998
1998
OBJECTIVE This prospective study evaluates the value of laparoscopy and laparoscopic ultrasonography (USG) in avoiding… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
PURPOSE Despite the advances in nerve sparing prostatectomy for prostate cancer, some patients develop impotence or subjectively… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Intestinal malrotation may be complicated by volvulus and intestinal necrosis. One hundred two children (64 male, 38 female… (More)
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1988
1988
Hypothermia is a rare complication of unknown origin in Hodgkin's disease which has been reported after the administration of… (More)
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1983
1983
We studied 29 patients with multiple-organ failure (MOF) who underwent exploratory laparotomy because of suspected intra… (More)
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1982
1982
Thirty-six patients were referred to the Liver Unit between 1971 and 1980 after unsuspected liver disease had been found at… (More)
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