Complications in the Abdominal Wall in Robotic Urology Surgery

  • Eduardo Parra Davila
  • Carlos Hartmann
  • Flavio Malcher
  • Carlos Ortiz Ortiz


Complications are inevitable in all kinds of surgery. Abdominal wall complications decreased significantly after the adoption of minimally invasive techniques for operations in the abdomen. In this chapter, specific abdominal wall complications are divided into intraoperative (as access related vascular ones and subcutaneous emphysema) or postoperative (SSI, pain, hernias, etc.) and are revised, aiming the prevention, prompt identification, and management.


Abdominal wall complications Vascular complications Hernia Emphysema Surgical site infection Pain Metastasis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eduardo Parra Davila
    • 1
    • 2
  • Carlos Hartmann
    • 2
  • Flavio Malcher
    • 2
  • Carlos Ortiz Ortiz
    • 2
  1. 1.Florida Hospital Celebration Health, Celebration Center for SurgeryCelebrationUSA
  2. 2.Celebration Center for SurgeryCelebrationUSA

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