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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Inclusion criteria were admission to the postoperative surgical unit following open or laparoscopic colon resection, ages 18-100, alert and oriented, and able to speak and understand English.
For patients seeking laparoscopic colon resection, it is safer to have a higher volume surgeon.
Laparoscopic colon resection in the rat: less immune and stress reaction and improved postoperative recovery.
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