Major vascular injury during gynecologic laparoscopy. Report of a case and review of published cases.

@article{Baadsgaard1989MajorVI,
  title={Major vascular injury during gynecologic laparoscopy. Report of a case and review of published cases.},
  author={S E Baadsgaard and S. W. Bille and K. Egeblad},
  journal={Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica},
  year={1989},
  volume={68 3},
  pages={283-5}
}
Serious complications following gynecologic laparoscopy are rare. We report a case of a 24-year-old woman who had a common iliac artery and vein injured by the trocar, resulting in deep shock. The arterial lesion was repaired with an allograft and the vein sutured. The patient recovered with light sequelae. The literature was reviewed and we found 15 cases… CONTINUE READING