Dangerous deliveries: Lessons learned during retroperitoneal specimen retrieval - Abstract

Department of Paediatric Surgery, Bristol Children's Hospital, Bristol.


Laparoscopy is now a standard technique in pediatric surgery and urology. Unique complications have been reported during port/instrument insertion and dissection, often relating to issues of visibility or working space. Complications during specimen retrieval are currently unreported. We describe our experience of 2 serious complications occurring during attempted retrieval of a specimen through a port site at the end of the laparoscopic procedure.

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Upadhyaya M, Sundararajan LS, Woodward MN.   Are you the author?

Reference: J Pediatr Surg. 2011 Apr;46(4):e13-5.
doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2010.10.031

PubMed Abstract
PMID: 21496519

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