Bilateral otorrhagia: a rare complication of laparoscopic abdominopelvic surgery.

An 80-year-old woman without any previous otological symptoms underwent laparoscopic abdominoperineal resection for T3N0M0 low rectal carcinoma 4-5 cm from the anal verge. The total operative time was 6 h, of which she spent long hours in the Trendelenburg (35°) position due to difficult pelvic dissection. Midway through the procedure, she developed… CONTINUE READING