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Omentum herniation at a 2-mm trocar site.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15772487     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
An infant underwent laparoscopy using a 2-mm trocar for the video optic to achieve a gastrostomy. Two days postoperatively, a trocar-site herniation of the omentum was noted and measured. This suggests that the operating surgeon should consider a secure closure of the wound even after a 2-mm trocar is used in infants.
Authors:
Torbjörn Backman; Einar Arnbjörnsson; Carl M Kullendorff
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of laparoendoscopic & advanced surgical techniques. Part A     Volume:  15     ISSN:  1092-6429     ISO Abbreviation:  J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A     Publication Date:  2005 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-03-17     Completed Date:  2005-07-05     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9706293     Medline TA:  J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  87-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pediatric Surgery, University Hospital, SE-221 85 Lund, Sweden.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Gastrostomy
Hernia / etiology*
Humans
Infant
Laparoscopy
Male
Omentum*
Peritoneal Diseases / etiology
Postoperative Complications

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