Incisión para realizar laparoscopia abdominal

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Incisión para realizar laparoscopia abdominal

La laparoscopia abdominal es una técnica útil para diagnosticar enfermedades o traumas en la cavidad abdominal, dejando una cicatriz menor que la producida por una incisión abdominal de mayor tamaño. Las operaciones mayores como resecciones pancreáticas y hepáticas pueden iniciarse con una laparoscopia para descartar la presencia de tumores adicionales (enfermedad metastásica) que podrían impedir la resección. Generalmente, el procedimiento se realiza en un hospital bajo anestesia general, aunque puede realizarse bajo anestesia local.

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  • Last Reviewed on 07/10/2012
  • Shabir Bhimji, MD, PhD, Specializing in General Surgery, Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Midland, TX. Review Provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network.Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc.

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