laparoscopic colon resection

laparoscopic colon resection

Laparoscope-assisted colectomy, laparoscopic colectomy Surgery An 'advanced' laparoscopic procedure, in which a fiberoptic laparoscope is used to resect a segment of the colon; LCRs use a combination laparoscope/video camera, which allows a small incision and major, but minimally invasive surgery. See Laparoscopic surgery, Port-site metastasis.
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Further reduction of hospital stay for laparoscopic colon resection by modifications of the fast-track care plan.
Laparoscopic colon resection in the rat: less immune and stress reaction and improved postoperative recovery.
Particular attention has been directed to laparoscopic colon resection as an alternative to conventional open surgery for selected patients with benign or malignant neoplasms, diverticulitis, inflammatory bowel disease, and other colorectal disorders.
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