Image Category: Fundamentals: Laparoscopic Colostomy

Laparoscopic colostomy

Laparoscopic colostomy. A. The preselected colostomy site has been prepared by excising a disk of skin and subcutaneous tissue down to fascia. Fascia is left intact to prevent loss of pneumoperitoneum. A trocar is placed through the center of the ostomy s

Trocar Placement

Trocar placement for colostomy. The laparoscope should be placed through trocar #1 and the site for trocar #2 inspected for suitability prior to port insertion. The other trocar sites should be used as needed to facilitate exposure and mobilization. If a

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