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How is the equipment used when performing a laparoscopic colon resection?
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In brief: Multiple instruments
First a trocar is inserted with a camera in it so entry into the abdomen is assured.
The abdomen is then inflated with carbon dioxide gas. Next an additional two to four trocars are inserted while watched with the camera. Multiple different instruments are inserted through these including graspers, dissectors and staplers to remove the diseased clon segment and place the remaining ends together.

In brief: Multiple instruments
First a trocar is inserted with a camera in it so entry into the abdomen is assured.
The abdomen is then inflated with carbon dioxide gas. Next an additional two to four trocars are inserted while watched with the camera. Multiple different instruments are inserted through these including graspers, dissectors and staplers to remove the diseased clon segment and place the remaining ends together.
Dr. Michael Sawyer
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Dr. Ly Phan
Surgery
In brief: Extension of finger
Instruments place in laparoscopic surgery serve as extension of the surgeon fingers and hand.

In brief: Extension of finger
Instruments place in laparoscopic surgery serve as extension of the surgeon fingers and hand.
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