VarioLift retraction system for laparoscopy without pneumoperitoneum

  title={VarioLift retraction system for laparoscopy without pneumoperitoneum},
  author={Carsten N. Gutt and Jochen Daume and Ralph Linker and Vittorio Paolucci},
SummaryThere are adverse effects due to the pneumoperitoneum during laparoscopic surgery, therefore the question of alternative procedures for retracting the abdominal wall has increasingly been discussed. So far, various systems which mechanically retract the abdominal wall have been introduced. However, due to their complicated design or limited visibility, they have not become popular. The modular retraction system (VarioLift, AESCULAP) consists of two components — a retractor for lifting… CONTINUE READING

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