Closed blunt-trocar 5 mm-port for primary cannulation in laparoscopic surgery: A safe technique.


Primary cannulation of the peritoneal cavity is a critical part of laparoscopic surgery. The aim of this study was to evaluate the safety and applicability of a direct blunt-port primary cannulation. The peritoneal cavity was accessed by direct trocar-port insertion at sites other than the umbilicus and avoiding abdominal scars. A 5-mm port with a smooth… (More)


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