Venous dissection injuries during laparoscopic urological surgery.

@article{Thiel1996VenousDI,
  title={Venous dissection injuries during laparoscopic urological surgery.},
  author={Regina Thiel and Jamie R. Adams and Peter Schulam and Robert G. Moore and Louis R. Kavoussi},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={1996},
  volume={155 6},
  pages={
          1874-6
        }
}
PURPOSE The incidence of major venous dissection injuries during laparoscopic procedures is assessed and recommendations are made for management. MATERIALS AND METHODS We evaluated our experience with all major intra-abdominal injuries occurring during 274 consecutive laparoscopic procedures performed within a 4-year period. Five patients (1.7%) had a total of 6 major vascular injuries, including gonadal vein avulsion in 1 case, lumbar vein avulsion in 1 and a tear in the inferior vena cava… CONTINUE READING
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