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Title: Laparoscopic cholecystectomy: Australian beginnings.
Austin Authors: Hardy, Kenneth John
Affiliation: University of Melbourne, Department of Surgery Austin Health, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
Issue Date: 3-Nov-2011
Publication information: 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.
Gov't Doc #: 22507410
DOI: 10.1111/j.1445-2197.2011.05898.x
Journal: ANZ Journal of Surgery
Type: Journal Article
Subjects: Australia
History, 20th Century
Perioperative Care.history.methods
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