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Risk Factors for a Laparoscopic Trocar Injury

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
General Surgery & Anesthesiology

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

The insertion of a trocar during laparoscopic abdominal or pelvic surgery can result in injuries to bowel, vessels or other structures. The risk of trocar injury is greater is certain factors are present.

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