Laparoscopic Resection of a Para-Aortic Mass

Janet W Li, MD1, Susanne Gozdanovich2, Eric Marderstein, MD2, Ray K Wong, MD2. 1University Hospital Case Medical Center, 2United States Department of Veteran Affairs

Laparoscopic excision of para-aortic mass in a 67 year old male with history of neurofibromatosis. Imaging showed that the mass was closely abutting aorta and inferior mesenteric artery. Complete resection was performed laparoscopically with preservation of the inferior mesenteric artery.

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