Novel microlaparoscopic technique for peritoneal dialysis catheter placement.

@article{Yun2003NovelMT,
  title={Novel microlaparoscopic technique for peritoneal dialysis catheter placement.},
  author={Edward J Yun and Maxwell V. Meng and Todd V. Brennan and J W Mcaninch and Richard A Santucci and Stanley J. Rogers},
  journal={Urology},
  year={2003},
  volume={61 5},
  pages={1026-8}
}
We describe our technique of microlaparoscopic placement of continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis catheters. Visualization is achieved using a 2.7-mm microlaparoscope, and intra-abdominal manipulation, as well as catheter placement using the Seldinger technique, is accomplished through a single 5-mm port. The advantages of this method include accurate… CONTINUE READING