Pneumothorax after laparoscopic robotic-assisted supracervical hysterectomy and sacrocolpopexy

Ashley Kim*, Julia Geynisman-Tan, Christina Lewicky Gaupp

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Abstract

We present a case of a patient in whom subcutaneous emphysema, pneumoperitoneum, and pneumothorax occurred on postoperative day 1 after robotic-assisted supracervical hysterectomy, bilateral salpingectomy, sacrocolpopexy, and retropubic midurethral sling placement for pelvic organ prolapse and stress urinary incontinence. This case demonstrates a rare complication of gynecologic laparoscopic procedures.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)e22-e24
JournalFemale Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
Volume23
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2017

Keywords

  • Gynecologic surgery
  • Pneumothorax
  • Robotic-assisted laparoscopic surgery
  • Subcutaneous emphysema

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Urology

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