Minimally invasive surgery May disseminate undiagnosed tumour

BMJ 1994; 308 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.308.6922.199 (Published 15 January 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:199
  1. R C Johnson,
  2. L J Fligelstone,
  3. T S Maughan
  1. Department of Surgery, University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff CF4 4XN
  2. Department of Clinical Oncology, Velindre Hospital, Cardiff CF4 6XB.

    EDITOR, - R C G Russell's article on laparoscopic cholecystectomy is comprehensive but fails to mention an important aspect of the operation - namely, the problems that arise if an inapparent carcinoma of the gall bladder is removed laparoscopically.1 Several cases of tumour seeding …

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