Published in Health and Medicine Week, January 24th, 2005
"Surgical management of pelvic-organ prolapse has evolved as its pathophysiology and anatomy have been defined better. Traditional approaches to reconstruction include open abdominal and vaginal routes. Techniques and principles from these procedures recently have been applied to laparoscopic repairs," scientists in the United States report.
"Patient demand and the quest for minimally invasive techniques have popularized the laparoscopic approach," said N. B. Fleischmann and Victor W. Nitti at New York University. "Telerobotic assistance may...
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