Laparoscopic repair of a gunshot wound to the diaphragm: A case report

Nicholas Namias, M. 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
Pages (from-to)59-61
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Laparoendoscopic Surgery
Volume5
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 1995

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Gunshot Wounds
Pneumoperitoneum
Pneumothorax
Diaphragm
Laparoscopy
Wounds and Injuries

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Laparoscopic repair of a gunshot wound to the diaphragm : A case report. / Namias, Nicholas; McKenney, M.; Sosa, J. L.; Sleeman, Danny.

In: Journal of Laparoendoscopic Surgery, Vol. 5, No. 1, 01.01.1995, p. 59-61.

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