Published in Medical Devices and Surgical Technology Week, March 9th, 2008
"Between January and December 2004, 8 hemodynamically stable patients (7 men, 1 woman) underwent laparoscopy for anterior abdominal stab wounds. Median age was 28.5 years (range, 17 - 55). All patients underwent an abdominal computed tomography (CT) prior to the laparoscopy. Exploration of the wound under aseptic conditions, carried out as a part of the physical examination, confirmed peritoneal...
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