Vascular Complications of Laparoscopic Operations in Gynaecology

Authors: P. Chaloupka;  Z. Rokyta;  Z. Novotný;  V. Kališ
Authors‘ workplace: Gynekologicko-porodnická klinika LF UK a FN, Plzeň, přednosta doc. MUDr. Z. Rokyta, CSc.
Published in: Ceska Gynekol 2008; 73(2): 102-104


To provide information about vascular complications of laparoscopic operations in gynaecology.

Type of study:
Literature review and case reports.

Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Medical faculty, Charles University, Pilsen.

Review of literature concerning vascular complications during laparoscopic operations in gynecology and case reports to illustrate the topic.

Laparoscopic operations are benefiting for patiens. Vascular complications are rare, but their progression is often fatal even for young patients. When such complications occur, their quick treatment is crucial and co-operation with a anaesthesiologist and vascular surgeon is needed.

Key words:
aorta, vena cava inferior, pelvic vessels, epigastric vessels, hemorrhage, shock


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