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[Laparoscopic surgery]

ANTAL András1, BÁTFAI László1, EZER Péter1

AUGUST 28, 1991

Lege Artis Medicinae - 1991;1(14)

[In the recent years abdominal surgery has developed quickly. Laparoscopic operating procedures have spread worldwide. These techniques have reached Hungary as well, though there are only few articles in this topic. Since last December - date of the first laparoscopic cholecystectomy – more than 200 operations have been done, among them the first appendectomy. These procedures are less troublesome for the patients with better cosmetic results, and the shorter period of hospitalisation and unability for work make economical advantages. First, the technical instruments and their usage, then personal coditions and the preparation programme are described. In the second part the usage of the new technique is summarized in cholecystectomy as well as in appendectomy. ]

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  1. Pécsi Orvostudományi Egyetem II. Sebészeti Klinika

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