Sutures, Clips, and Staples

  • Ana Alvarez Murphy
  • Sujatha Reddy


The ability to achieve hemostasis is integral to any laparoscopic procedure. This is probably the single most important factor that delayed the evolution of diagnostic and, certainly, of operative laparoscopy. Many laparoscopic operations require the surgeon to be skilled in laparoscopic suturing techniques if surgery is to be successful. The modalities to achieve hemostasis essentially mirror those of laparotomy surgery.


Tissue Thickness Laparoscopic Suture Needle Holder Operative Laparoscopy American Fertility Society 
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  • Ana Alvarez Murphy
  • Sujatha Reddy

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