Fascial closure of laparoscopic port sites: A new technique

Robert B. Nadler*, Elspeth M. McDougall, Arnold D. Bullock, Mark A. Ludwig, L. Michael Brunt

*Corresponding author for this work

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The laparoscopic operative procedure is not complete until the port sites are closed with a fascial suture. Herein, we report a simple new technique that uses a venous catheter for suture placement and direct laparoscopic visualization to secure the abdominal wall fascia and peritoneum.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1046-1048
Number of pages3
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jan 1 1995

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology

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