Modified open laparoscopy through placement of an optical surgical obturator

Steven G. Kaali, David H. Barad, Irwin R. Merkatz

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Abstract

Objective: To describe a new technique for open laparoscopy. Design: Prospective case series. Setting: Ambulatory surgical unit. Patient(s): Fifty-six women undergoing laparoscopic sterilization. Intervention(s): Intra-abdominal placement of an optical surgical obturator. Main Outcome Measure(s): Evaluation of surgical technique. Result(s): The technique was completed successfully in all cases. Conclusion(s): This new surgical approach may assist surgeons in avoiding inadvertent injuries.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)969-971
Number of pages3
JournalFertility and Sterility
Volume67
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1997

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Keywords

  • Endopath Optiview
  • modified
  • Open laparoscopy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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Modified open laparoscopy through placement of an optical surgical obturator. / Kaali, Steven G.; Barad, David H.; Merkatz, Irwin R.

In: Fertility and Sterility, Vol. 67, No. 5, 05.1997, p. 969-971.

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Kaali, Steven G. ; Barad, David H. ; Merkatz, Irwin R. / Modified open laparoscopy through placement of an optical surgical obturator. In: Fertility and Sterility. 1997 ; Vol. 67, No. 5. pp. 969-971.
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