Features of laparoscopic surgery in children


  • M. О. Makarova




Laparoscopy, Child, Surgical Pathology, Anesthesia


Aim. In order to determine contemporary opportunities, efficacy and safety of laparoscopic surgery in children, literature overview regarding this topic was conducted.

Methods and results. Among the advantages of minimally invasive surgical techniques there are: stress reduction, good cosmetic results, reduced need for postoperative pain relief, fewer postoperative complications, shorter duration of hospital stay. The article highlights some of the issues of laparoscopic treatment of appendicitis, inguinal hernia, ureterohydronephrosis and other pathologies. Considering the physiological effects resulting from the laparoscopic techniques usage, the attention to the peculiarities of anesthesia was drawn.

Author Biography

M. О. Makarova

Zaporizhzhia State Medical University


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How to Cite

Makarova MО. Features of laparoscopic surgery in children. Zaporozhye Medical Journal [Internet]. 2015Nov.20 [cited 2024Jul.17];17(5). Available from: http://zmj.zsmu.edu.ua/article/view/53721