Laparoscopic surgery at Sultan Qaboos University hospital

C. S. Grant, N. Al-Kindy, N. Machado, A. S. Daar

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Abstract

Laparoscopic surgery, which gained prominence in the late 1980s, became an established surgical practice in Sultan Qaboos University Hospital (SQUH) in 1992. Drawing on available literature and the authors’ own experiences, this paper gives an overview of various laparoscopic surgical techniques currently available at SQUH, including laparoscopic cholecystectomy, laparoscopic appendi-cectomy, diagnostic laparoscopy and laparoscopic varicocoelectomy. It also highlights the role of surgical endoscopic training centre at SQUH, which provides a laboratory setting for surgical trainees and practising physicians. Laparoscopic surgery at SQUH would continue to evolve spurred on by surgical innovations and advances in technology.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)49-53
Number of pages5
JournalSultan Qaboos University Medical Journal
Volume2
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2000

Keywords

  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Oman

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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