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Laparoscopic control of a leaking inferior mesenteric vessel secondary to trocar injury.JSLS : Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons / Society of Laparoendoscopic SurgeonsJacobson, M. T., Oesterling, S., Milki, A., Nezhat, C.2002; 6 (4): 389-391
Vascular injury is the most urgent type of trauma at laparoscopy. It is thought that the rate of vascular injury may increase as the complexity of laparoscopic surgery increases. To our knowledge, this is the first report of laparoscopic management of a leaking inferior mesenteric artery caused by trauma.Case report.Successful laparoscopic management of a leaking inferior mesenteric artery secondary to trocar insertion.Laparoscopic management of a vascular injury in a hemodynamically stable patient is possible.