Therefore, the pregnancy was terminated and an exploratory laparotomy
was undertaken to rule out intraabdominal bleeding.
Most of the times, surgeons perform an exploratory laparotomy
with provisional diagnosis other than pyometra perforation.
was performed with a vertical midline incision.
However, because of the persistence and intensity of the symptoms, she had an exploratory laparotomy
24 hours later, which also did not reveal a source of the symptoms.
On March 14, 2003, an exploratory laparotomy
was performed on Daria.
Appendix anomalies may have grave consequences if overlooked during an operation, or have forensic implications where a second exploratory laparotomy
reveals a 'previously removed' vermiform appendix.
Subsequently, biopsy of the retroperitoneal mass was obtained though exploratory laparotomy
He performed emergency surgery, which consisted of "an exploratory laparotomy
, extensive lysis of inflammatory adhesion, appendectomy, peritoneal irrigation and drainage of peritonitis and subphrenic abscess.
and exploratory laparotomy
, since it may result in complete resection of
By comparison, in tumor patients that underwent only exploratory laparotomy
(surgical incision through the abdomen), the preoperative level of gastrin did not rise postoperatively.
Over the last years, treatment has shifted from exploratory laparotomy
in all patients to conservative treatment in selected patients.
An exploratory laparotomy
was performed and the enlarged, thin-walled ruptured mucocele of the appendix was resected.