A new "perforator-grinder-aspirator apparatus (PGAA)" for the minimal access surgery of cystic liver hydatidosis

Avtan L.

HEPATO-GASTROENTEROLOGY, cilt.52, ss.339-342, 2005 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 52 Konu: 62
  • Basım Tarihi: 2005
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.339-342


Despite that minimal access surgery is a feasible, effective and viable option for radical surgical treatment of cystic hydatidosis, the laparoscopic approach is not widely accepted because of the risk of recurrence and the risk of severe complications, such as anaphylaxis and/or contamination of the peritoneal cavity related with the spillage.