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Laparoscopic cholecystectomy and pregnancy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8347888     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The risk of operation during pregnancy is a concern to both patients and surgeons. Operative treatment for gallstone disease during pregnancy is therefore performed only when the severity of symptoms exceeds the tolerance of the patient. The insufflation of the abdomen during laparoscopy and the concerns regarding adequate exposure are significant in the performance of such operations. When the indications are appropriate, laparoscopic cholecystectomy can be conducted safely during the course of an intrauterine pregnancy.
R T Schorr
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of laparoendoscopic surgery     Volume:  3     ISSN:  1052-3901     ISO Abbreviation:  J Laparoendosc Surg     Publication Date:  1993 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-09-15     Completed Date:  1993-09-15     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9109598     Medline TA:  J Laparoendosc Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  291-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Cholecystectomy, Laparoscopic*
Cholelithiasis / surgery*
Pregnancy Complications / surgery*

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