Aortic injury following the first port introduction during laparoscopic cholecystectomy
Epublication WebSurg.com, Mar 2010;10(03). URL: http://websurg.com/doi/vd01en2893
Although infrequent, major complications may occur during first trocar insertion during laparoscopy. Immediate recognition and management is critical and may lead to a safe outcome. The objective of this video is to show a severe vascular complication that occurred during laparoscopic cholecystectomy performed by a novice surgeon.