Room setup and patient position for laparoscopic bariatric surgery.
Patient positioning and room setup for laparoscopic fundoplication. The patient is placed with the head elevated 45 degrees in the modified lithotomy position. The surgeon stands between the patient’s legs. One assistant, on the surgeon’s right, retracts
The most common patient and equipment positions; the cabinet containing the laparoscopic equipment should be placed on the side of the operating table opposite the main door, so that a C-arm or other radiographic equipment can be brought in if needed. Suc