Pediatric and adolescent gynecologic laparoscopy.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Minimally invasive techniques to treat children and adolescents requiring surgery have increasingly become standard of care. Similarly, gynecologists frequently use laparoscopy to treat pelvic pathology. We present the necessary equipment and surgical techniques required to perform gynecologic procedures on the pediatric and adolescent population. We will give particular focus to the treatment of adnexal masses, chronic pelvic pain, endometriosis, and ovarian torsion. We will also discuss the role of the incidental appendectomy in children and adolescents.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Broach, AN; Mansuria, SM; Sanfilippo, JS

Published Date

  • September 2009

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 52 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 380 - 389

PubMed ID

  • 19661754

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1532-5520

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/GRF.0b013e3181b0bf04


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States