Use of the pneumo sleeve as an adjunct in laparoscopic nephrectomy

Stephen Y. Nakada*, Timothy D. Moon, Morris Gist, David Mahvi

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Abstract

Having 'a hand' in the abdomen when performing laparoscopic surgery offers tactile feedback, rapid finger dissection, enhanced retraction capabilities, and simplified hemostasis for the operating surgeon. We utilized the Pneumo Sleeve for technically challenging laparoscopic nephrectomies. This device may have applicability in select urologic laparoscopic operations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)612-613
Number of pages2
JournalUrology
Volume49
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1997

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology

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