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Fundamentals of Basic Laparoscopic Setup

  • Marc Rafols
  • Navid Ajabshir
  • Kfir Ben-David
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Abstract

The advent of laparoscopic surgery has revolutionized the field of general surgery. This chapter will cover the basic setup laparoscopic surgery, ranging from equipment and setup to troubleshooting as well as reviewing a variety of common laparoscopic surgical approaches. While each patient and each surgery are unique, a working knowledge of the common features will help ensure the safest possible outcome for the patient.

Keywords

Laparoscopy Laparoscopic equipment Pneumoperitoneum 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Mount Sinai Medical Center, Comprehensive Cancer CenterMiami BeachUSA

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