How to prevent and manage laparoscopic injuries

July 1, 2003
Arieh Shalhav, MD

Arieh Shalhav, MD, is associate professor of surgery and director of minimally invasive urology, University of Chicago.

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Marcelo A. Orvieto, MD

Marcelo A. Orvieto, MD, is a fellow in minimally invasive urology, University of Chicago.

Urologic laparoscopy has assumed an important role as an alternative to open surgery. Advancement in techniques and equipment result in continuous expansion of the indications for urologic laparoscopy.