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Title: Laparoscopic cholecystectomy: Australian beginnings.
Authors: Hardy, Kenneth John
Affiliation: University of Melbourne, Department of Surgery Austin Health, Heidelberg, VIC, Australia. ken.hardy@health.vic.gov.au
Issue Date: 3-Nov-2011
Citation: Anz Journal of Surgery 2011; 81(12): 866-70
Abstract: Chance meetings in the USA and in France lead to the realization of the potential for cholecystectomy to be performed laparoscopically. Outlined are the steps taken to learn the technique and perform the first such operation in Australia (with unusual circumstances), immediately followed by the introduction of audit and training courses. Historical narrative.
Internal ID Number: 22507410
URI: http://ahro.austin.org.au/austinjspui/handle/1/11475
DOI: 10.1111/j.1445-2197.2011.05898.x
URL: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22507410
Type: Journal Article
Subjects: Australia
Cholecystectomy, Laparoscopic.education.ethics.history.methods
General Surgery.education.history
History, 20th Century
Humans
Perioperative Care.history.methods
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