"Peritoneal Lavage" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Washing out of the peritoneal cavity. The procedure is a diagnostic as well as a therapeutic technique following abdominal trauma or inflammation.
- Peritoneal Lavage
- Peritoneal Irrigation
- Lavage, Peritoneal
- Lavages, Peritoneal
- Peritoneal Lavages
- Irrigation, Peritoneal
- Irrigations, Peritoneal
- Peritoneal Irrigations
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Peritoneal Lavage" by people in Profiles.
Pantanowitz L, Otis CN, Goulart RA. Cytologic findings of psammocarcinoma in peritoneal washings. Acta Cytol. 2009 May-Jun; 53(3):263-7.
Favuzza J, Friel JC, Kelly JJ, Perugini R, Counihan TC. Benefits of laparoscopic peritoneal lavage for complicated sigmoid diverticulitis. Int J Colorectal Dis. 2009 Jul; 24(7):797-801.
Henneman PL, Marx JA, Moore EE, Cantrill SV, Ammons LA. Diagnostic peritoneal lavage: accuracy in predicting necessary laparotomy following blunt and penetrating trauma. J Trauma. 1990 Nov; 30(11):1345-55.
Henneman PL, Marx JA, Cantrill SC, Mitchell M. The use of an emergency department observation unit in the management of abdominal trauma. Ann Emerg Med. 1989 Jun; 18(6):647-50.