Laparoscopic port closure.

Abstract

Formation of a post-operative trocar site hernia (TSH) is a serious complication of laparoscopic surgery with an incidence of 1.5%-1.8%, and may necessitate emergent surgical correction in the case of bowel strangulation. Many contributing factors increase the risk of this complication, and various surgical devices have been developed to help prevent post… (More)

Topics

  • Presentations referencing similar topics