Published in Telemedicine Business Week, May 21st, 2008
"Laparoscopic exploration showed inflamed appendix and perforation of terminal ileum with a swallowed part of the wooden toothpick. The treatment consisted of typical laparoscopic appendectomy and laparoscopic removal of the foreign body, followed by laparoscopic closure of the perforation site and lavage of the abdominal cavity," wrote Z. Perko and colleagues.
The researchers concluded: "The postoperative course was uneventful and the patient was discharged from the hospital...
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