Title: The eaes consensus development conferences on laparoscopic cholecystectomy, appendectomy, and hernia repair - consensus statements - september 1994
Authors: Neugebauer, E ×
Troidl, H
Kum, Ck
Eypasch, E
Miserez, Marc
Paul, A #
Issue Date: May-1995
Publisher: Springer verlag
Series Title: Surgical endoscopy-ultrasound and interventional techniques vol:9 issue:5 pages:550-563
Abstract: Under the mandate of the Educational Committee of the European Association of Endoscopic Surgery (E.A.E.S.), three consensus development conferences (CDCs) were performed in order to assess the current status of the endoscopic surgical approaches for the treatment of cholelithiasis, appendicitis, and inguinal hernia. Consensus panels for the different disease states (10-13 members each) selected by the education committee on the basis of members' clinical expertise, academic activity, community influence, and geographical location weighed the evidence on the basis of published results according to the criteria for technology assessment: feasibility, efficacy, effectiveness, economy. Draft statements were prepared, discussed by the panels, and presented at plenary sessions of the 2nd European Congress of the E.A.E.S. in Madrid September 15-17, 1994. Following discussions final consensus statements were formulated to provide specific answers for each topic to a minimum of the following questions:
ISSN: 0930-2794
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Abdominal Surgical Oncology
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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