laparo-


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Related to laparo-: laparorrhaphy

laparo-

a combining form meaning “abdominal wall”: laparotomy.
[comb. form representing Greek lapárā flank (literally, soft part)]
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"Hospital Adoption of Laparo- Scopic Cholecystectomy." Medical Care 32 (10): 1058-63.
Intraperitoneal administration of local anesthetics in laparo- scopic surgery: pharmacological anatomical physiological and pathophysiological considerations.
Therefore the present study was planned to compare the operative time and postoperative pain following either open mesh repair or laparo- scopic mesh repair of ventral hernias in our set up.
" We decided to construct a neovagina for her through laparo- scopy, without using screws and plates," Dr Trehan added.
Oral 50 mg daily for 5 days 86 or 60 mg/[m.sup.2] (one time in 2 divided doses) Direct Ultrasound or laparo- 76 80 injection scopic guidance of 12.5-25 mg FUTURE ADVERSE MODALITY IUP (%) EP (%) EVENTS Salpingectomy Open or 42-82 * 6-13 Hemorrhage laparoscopic Infection Adhesions Incomplete Laparoscopic 57 13 removal (persistent EP) Analgesic needed Lost work time Expectant 68-86 7-13 Persistent EP management 25% need medical or surgical management Methotrexate Multidose 58 7 Mucositis (stomatitis, gastritis, diarrhea) Dermatitis Bone marrow suppression Hepatic dysfunction Pleuritis Single dose 61 8 Reversible alopecia Photosensitivity Pulmonary fibrosis Oral Direct 57 6 injection EP ectopic pregnancy; IUP intrauterine pregnancy; NA, not applicable; IM, intramuscular; IV, intravenous.