Laparoscopic Plication of Perforated Ulcer

  • Carol E. H. Scott-ConnerEmail author


Laparoscopic plication is an appropriate alternative to open plication when a small anterior duodenal ulcer perforation is diagnosed. This chapter details the technique.


Duodenal Ulcer Duodenal Obstruction Patch Closure Nasogastric Suction Omental Patch 
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Further Reading

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Surgery, Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of MedicineUniversity of IowaIowa CityUSA

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