Trocar

Known as: Trocars 
A trocar is a sharp-pointed instrument used with a cannula for piercing a vessel or chamber to facilitate insertion of the cannula.
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy has been recognized since 1992 as the gold standard procedure for gallbladder surgery. The authors… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
OBJECTIVE To develop a novel laparoscopic system of moveable instruments that are positioned intra-abdominally and "locked" into… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
PURPOSE We assessed the feasibility of single keyhole laparoscopic surgery using a novel transabdominal magnetic anchoring and… (More)
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2007
2007
AIM The aim of this study was to elucidate the influence of pre and perioperative factors on the development of trocar site… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Inadvertent lesions of the intraabdominal organs and vessels caused by trocars and Veress needles are rare but serious… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND Disposable trocars with safety shields are widely used for laparoscopic access. The aim of this study was to analyze… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Laparoscopic appendectomy is a feasible and a safe alternative to open appendectomy. Several laparoscopic procedures have been… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Laparoscopic appendectomy is a safe alternative to open appendectomy to treat appendicitis. The author reports his experience in… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
n = 8, 2.0%), followed by umbilical hernias ( n = 6, 1.5%) and umbilical wound infection ( n = 5; 1.2%). The rate of penetrating… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
BACKGROUND Numerous anecdotal reports have documented the spread of colon cancer to trocar sites after laparoscopic-assisted… (More)
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