Peritoneal lavage

Known as: Diagnostic peritoneal lavage, Peritoneal Irrigation, Irrigations, Peritoneal 
Washing out of the peritoneal cavity. The procedure is a diagnostic as well as a therapeutic technique following abdominal trauma or inflammation.
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
OBJECTIVE This prospective randomized multicenter study aims to evaluate the efficacy of extensive intraoperative peritoneal… (More)
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2009
2009
The traditional therapy for perforated sigmoid diverticulitis with peritonitis is emergency colectomy usually with colostomy. We… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND The standard approach to generalized peritonitis due to perforated diverticulitis involves open surgery and diversion… (More)
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2005
2005
INTRODUCTION Intra-operative peritoneal lavage (IOPL) is widely practised but its benefits are unclear. The frequency and pattern… (More)
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2004
2004
PURPOSE Tumor cells exfoliated into the peritoneal cavity during colorectal cancer surgery are viable and tumorigenic and may… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND This study examined the clinical value of intraoperative peritoneal lavage for cytological examination in patients… (More)
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1999
1999
The validity of lavage cytology for accurate gastric cancer staging is demonstrated in this study. Between 1988 and 1996, 29… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Patients with stage T3N0-2M0 gastric carcinoma (n = 108) were studied for relevant prognostic factors. Peritoneal lavage cytology… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Diagnostic peritoneal lavage (DPL) and computed tomography (CT) are the primary diagnostic modalities in the evaluation of… (More)
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1978
1978
Encouraged by reports of the therapeutic efficacy of peritoneal lavage in small series of five or six patients with acute… (More)
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