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Management of colonic perforation during trocar placement in bariatric surgery

M Vix, MD J Marescaux, MD, FACS, Hon FRCS, Hon FJSES, Hon FASA, Hon APSA
Epublication WebSurg.com, Oct 2010;10(10). URL: http://websurg.com/doi/vd01en2930

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Complications related to first trocar placement are rare when performing laparoscopic procedures. In case of anterior procedures, gaining access to the abdominal cavity could be very difficult. This video demonstrates the management of colonic perforation during trocar placement in bariatric surgery.