Abdullah Aldohayan, FRCS, Glas, Mohanad Albalawi, Rasha Bassas, Maram Alaqel, Hassan Arishi, Mohammed Nabil AlAli, Dr. King Saud University Hospital
Background: Laparoscopic port bleeding is complication which cripple the meritus of laparoscopic surgery. The port bleeding can be arterial bleeding or venous bleeding. We advocate the probing the port pathway under the low pneumoperitoneum pressure (5mmHg).
Material and Methods: All patients are undergoing laparoscopic surgery in year 2017 are involved in this examination. After finishing the procedure, the pneumoperitoneum is lowered to 5MMHg, the port size is examined and any plastic tube Nelaton catheter 14 Fr. is introduced for probing and clarification any bleeding which is controlled of its noted.
Results: Five cases are encountered among 120 patients, the bleeding is venous and controlled by diathermy in 4 and by suture in one.
Conclusion: Port bleeding can cumbersome that can delay healing and decrease patient satisfaction, by this technique probing the pathway of the trocar can clarify the venous bleeding and managing it.
Presented at the SAGES 2017 Annual Meeting in Houston, TX.
Abstract ID: 94445
Program Number: P692
Presentation Session: Poster Session (Non CME)
Presentation Type: Poster