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  • 2012-02-15

Ureteral injuries during laparoscopic colon surgeries: causes and prevention

Epublication WebSurg.com, Feb 2012;12(02). URL:
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Ureteral injury during pelvic laparoscopic surgery is a known complication. Its morbidity depends on the time of recognition of the injury. The incidence of such injuries are 0.5-2 % and most of these complications occur with gynecology, endourology, and general surgery operations. In this lecture, Dr. Morris Franklin presents the causes of this complication and how to prevent it.