Published in Telemedicine Law Weekly, April 19th, 2008
"Diagnostic laparoscopy revealed an apparent inflamed appendix and left-sided unruptured tubal ectopic pregnancy. This case illustrates the importance of considering multiple pathologic disorders in a patient with an acute surgical abdomen, especially in pregnancy," wrote E.J. Hazebroek and colleagues.
The researchers concluded: "Furthermore, it shows that laparoscopy constitutes the optimal treatment modality in patients with multiple diagnoses, because it combines multifocal...
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