Emergency laparoscopy - Current best practice

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Emergency laparoscopic surgery allows both the evaluation of acute abdominal pain and the treatment of many common acute abdominal disorders. This review critically evaluates the current evidence base for the use of laparoscopy, both diagnostic and interventional, in the emergency abdomen, and provides guidance for surgeons as to current best practise. Laparoscopic surgery is firmly established as the best intervention in acute appendicitis, acute cholecystitis and most gynaecological emergencies but requires further randomised controlled trials to definitively establish its role in other conditions. © 2006 Warren et al; licensee BioMed Central Ltd.




Warren, O., Kinross, J., Paraskeva, P., & Darzi, A. (2006). Emergency laparoscopy - Current best practice. World Journal of Emergency Surgery. https://doi.org/10.1186/1749-7922-1-24

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