According to the findings, Georgiades had been scheduled to undergo laparoscopic biopsy
to a lymph node located behind the peritoneum -- the membrane that forms the lining of the abdominal cavity.
and ureterolysis in Erdheim-Chester disease.
But it was observed (Table 6) that all of the sites inaccessible to laparoscopic biopsy
belong to higher stage patients, specially to stage 4 (50 out of 60) and about 80% of stage 4 patients in our study have uterosacral ligaments inaccessible to laparoscopy, lesion at these sites having the highest agreement with a positive histological diagnosis.
Facilities were not available to perform transjugular hepatic biopsy so it was decided to undertake laparoscopic biopsy
After 2 nondiagnostic CT guided biopsies, a laparoscopic biopsy
of the retroperitoneal lymph nodes demonstrated, to our surprise, classical Nodular Sclerosis HL.
may be hazardous in the adhesive type of peritoneal TB, and IGPB may be helpful.
A recent study (4) compared percutaneous biopsy with laparoscopic biopsy
and demonstrated that cirrhosis was missed in almost 30% of cases by the percutaneous biopsy.