Complications of Laparoscopic Examinations

  • H. Frangenheim
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In general laparoscopic-pelviscopic examinations are considered to be a reliable tool, simple in handling and available to any operator. Experience, however, reveals the contrary, i.e., with any invasive examination specific complications may arise, and laparoscopy is no exception. At any phase of laparoscopy complications may occur, and numerous statistics are available detailing the essential ones.


Necrotizing Fasciitis Toxic Shock Syndrome Bipolar Coagulation Intraperitoneal Pressure Laparoscopic Examination 
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