Complications of laparoscopic general surgery

M. P. Callery*, S. M. Strasberg, N. J. Soper

*Corresponding author for this work

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With the growth of laparoscopic general surgery, both minor and major complications are being encountered. This article discusses complications related to operative laparoscopy, including those associated with access techniques and the pneumoperitoneum. Complications specific to certain procedures, including laparoscopic cholecystectomy, appendectomy, colon resection, anti-reflux surgery, and herniorrhaphy, are also discussed in detail.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)423-444
Number of pages22
JournalGastrointestinal Endoscopy Clinics of North America
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1996

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology

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