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REVIEW ARTICLE

Role and Advantages of Laparoscopic Surgery in Liver Cirrhosis

Citation Information : Role and Advantages of Laparoscopic Surgery in Liver Cirrhosis. World J Lap Surg 2011; 4 (3):136-139.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10007-1131

Published Online: 01-12-2011

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2011; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Liver cirrhosis has always been associated with operative morbidity and mortality because of associated coagulopathies, nutritional disorders and portal hypertension. Laparoscopic surgery has changed the thinking and now liver cirrhosis is not a contraindication for mild to moderate liver cirrhosis patients.1 This article's review studies done by operating laparoscopically on patients with liver cirrhosis and the methods with which the complications are avoided by laparoscopy during various surgeries and also in the diagnosis and management of cirrhosis of liver.


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