Laparoscopic Suturing

  • Daniel Fish
  • Scott R. Steele


Laparoscopic suturing can be a technically difficult aspect of minimally invasive surgery. Several situations arise when it is advantageous to have mastery of this skill. We will review the steps and tips to help perform this technique.


Laparoscopic suturing Intracorporeal knot tying Endo Stitch 

Suggested Reading

  1. 1.
    Soper NJ, et al. Principles of tissue approximation. In: Beck WC, Holzman MD, editors. From The SAGES manual. Springer Publishing, Philadelphia, PA: 2012. Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Daniel Fish
    • 1
  • Scott R. Steele
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Colorectal SurgeryCleveland ClinicClevelandUSA
  2. 2.Case Western Reserve University School of MedicineClevelandUSA

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