Laparoscopic suturing technique for enteral access procedures

David V Shatz, E. J. Block, M. Kligman

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Abstract

We have developed a technique to precisely place transabdominal-wall sutures to anchor the desired viscera to the abdominal wall during laparoscopic enteral-feeding access procedures. The use of an intravenous catheter and wire snare to achieve this is described.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)717-718
Number of pages2
JournalSurgical Endoscopy
Volume8
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1994
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Enteral access
  • Laparoscopic jejunostomy
  • Laparoscopic suturing

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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