Organ entrapment and renal morcellation: permeability studies.

  title={Organ entrapment and renal morcellation: permeability studies.},
  author={Donald A Urban and Kurt Kerbl and Elspeth Marguerita McDougall and Alex M Stone and Pat Fadden and Ralph Victor Clayman},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  volume={150 6},
We collected 24 intact LapSacs* during a laparoscopy course at our institution. Following laparoscopic nephrectomy or nephroureterectomy in a pig using high speed electrical tissue morcellation, the sacks were examined for perforation. When filled with water, 4 of the 24 LapSacs (16%) were found to have small perforations. The 20 remaining sacks were randomly divided into 3 groups of 6 and 2 sacks, although intact, were kept as substitutes to use if a trial with the study sacks could not be… CONTINUE READING


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