Laparoscopic Repair of a Gunshot Wound to the Diaphragm: A Case Report

Nicholas Namias, Mark McKenney, J. L. Sosa, Danny Sleeman

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Abstract

The application of laparoscopy to the surgery of trauma is rapidly expanding. We report a case of laparoscopic repair of a gunshot wound to the right diaphragm. We discuss a technique for repair, as well as a method to create and maintain pneumoperitoneum while avoiding tension pneumothorax.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)59-61
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of laparoendoscopic surgery
Volume5
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1995

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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