COMPARATIVE STUDY OF LAPAROSCOPIC AND OPEN REPAIR OF DUODENAL ULCER PERFORATION
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Amutha P, Lakshmi Narayanan M, Arun Prabhu
2017 Journal of Evidence Based Medicine and Healthcare  
BACKGROUND Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy (LC) is one of the most common laparoscopic procedures being performed by general surgeons all over the world. Preoperative prediction of the risk of conversion is an important aspect of planning laparoscopic surgery. The purpose of our prospective study was to analyse various risk factors based clinical history, laboratory investigations and imaging and their association with conversion to open. With the help of accurate prediction, high-risk patient
more » ... gh-risk patient maybe informed beforehand regarding the probability of conversion and hence they may have a chance to make arrangements accordingly. On the other hand, surgeons also may have to schedule the time and team for the operation appropriately. Surgeons can also be aware about the possible complications that may arise in high-risk patients.
doi:10.18410/jebmh/2017/737 fatcat:zx2t4e2cajexpa2zopd6vxf5o4