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Laparoscopy in Penetrating Trauma2020

Type: New Practice Management Guideline (PMG)
Category: Trauma
Committee Liaison: George Kasotakis, MD, MPH

Team leader(s)

The use of laparoscopy and minimally invasive techniques continues to evolve and is now being applied selectively in trauma. There is recent data to support the use of diagnostic laparoscopy over laparotomy and a PMG for the use of Laparoscopy in Penetrating Trauma can help to guide surgeons caring for the injured patient.

Work Group Members:
Julius D. Cheng, MD, MPH
Andrea Pakula, MD, MPH, FACS
Ruby A. Skinner, MD, FACS, FCCP, FCCM
Arvin Gee, MD, PhD, FACS
Jaime Cesar Giraldo Arango, MD, FACS
Matthew J. Martin, MD, FACS
Virginia Pierce, MD
Andrew J Young, MD, FACS
Prerna Ladha, MBBS

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