Intra-abdominal and abdominal wall haematoma from 5 mm port insertion site in laparoscopic cholecystectomy


Trocar insertion is an essential and initial part in any laparoscopic procedure. Inadvertent abdominal wall vascular injury, leading to intra-abdominal bleeding or abdominal wall haematoma due to trocar insertion, may occur at this first step. We report here a case of uneventful laparoscopic cholecystectomy in a 44-year-old woman, which was followed later… (More)
DOI: 10.5114/wiitm.2011.24695


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