During robotically-assisted pelvic lymphadenectomy, four venous injuries occurred that did not resolve with pressure. After the application of tightly woven, oxidized regenerated cellulose and a fibrin sealant, all four venotomies were hemostatic. There were no sequelae.
This is a preview of subscription content, log in to check access.
Buy single article
Instant unlimited access to the full article PDF.
Price includes VAT for USA
Subscribe to journal
Immediate online access to all issues from 2019. Subscription will auto renew annually.
This is the net price. Taxes to be calculated in checkout.
Palfalvi L, Bosze P, Ungar L (1993) Vascular injuries in the surgical management of gynaecological malignancies. Eur J Surg Oncol 19:601–603
Querleu D, Leblanc E (2006) Audit of preoperative and early complications of laparoscopic lymph node dissection in 1000 gynecologic cancer patients. Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:1287–1292
Oderich GS, Panneton JM, Hofer J et al (2004) Iatrogenic operative injuries of abdominal and pelvic veins: a potentially lethal complication. J Vasc Surg 39:931–936
Conflict of interest
Written informed consent was obtained from the patient for publication of this Case Report and any accompanying images. A copy of the written consent is available for review by the Editor-in-Chief of this journal.
Electronic supplementary material
Below is the link to the electronic supplementary material.
About this article
Cite this article
Hoffman, M.S., Humphrey, M.M. Venous injury during lymphadenectomy: management without laparotomy. J Robotic Surg 6, 267–268 (2012). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11701-011-0291-6
- Fibrin sealant
- Venous injury