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Diagnostic laparoscopy and emergencies following laparoscopic surgery 

Diagnostic laparoscopy and emergencies following laparoscopic surgery
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Diagnostic laparoscopy and emergencies following laparoscopic surgery
Author(s):

Stergios K. Doumouchtsis

, and S. Arulkumaran

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199651382.003.0019
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date: 22 August 2019

This chapter describes diagnostic laparoscopy in gynaecology (indications, contraindications, assessment, risks, consent), performing a diagnostic laparoscopy (safety advice, insufflation, secondary ports, diathermy/electrocautery) and emergencies following laparoscopic surgery (signs of laparoscopic injury, investigations, and management).

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