The Role of Laparoscopy in Emergency Treatment of Complications after Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Procedures

  • Francesco Corcione
  • Diego Cuccurullo
  • Felice Pirozzi
  • Antonio Sciuto
  • Camillo La Barbera
  • Stefano Mandalà
Part of the Updates in Surgery book series (UPDATESSURG)


Since its introduction in the late 1980s, the evolution and increasing diffusion of laparoscopic surgery has allowed the realization of a growing number of minimally invasive surgical techniques, thanks to improved technology, in terms of instruments and image transmission. Without doubt, all major abdominal surgery can be performed with a laparoscopic approach and laparoscopy is now the gold standard for surgical treatment in an increasing number of diseases [1].


Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Laparoscopic Approach Internal Hernia Acute Abdomen Gastric Resection 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Francesco Corcione
    • 1
  • Diego Cuccurullo
  • Felice Pirozzi
  • Antonio Sciuto
  • Camillo La Barbera
  • Stefano Mandalà
  1. 1.Department of General, Laparoscopic and Robotic SurgeryAzienda Ospedaliera dei Colli Monaldi-Cotugno-CTONaplesItaly

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