Aqsa Ismail

Department of Surgery, Abbasi Shaheed Hospital Karachi, Pakistan


  • Research   
    Direct Trocar Insertion without Previous Pneumoperitoneum in Laparoscopic Surgery
    Author(s): BushraTasneem*, Aisha Tasneem, Rahila Imtiaz, Aqsa Ismail, Nida Ahmed, Iqra Mustaqeem, Ahsan Ali Siddiqui and Sana Bilar

    Objectives: The purpose of this study was to assess the safety, feasibility, benefits and risks of direct trocar insertion (DTI) in various laparoscopic procedures without previous Pneumoperitoneum Methodology: This prospective observational study was conducted at the department of surgery Abbasi Shaheed Hospital Karachi June 2015 to June 2021. Patients that underwent various laparoscopic procedures and admitted through OPD and emergency were included. All patients of either gender in-between 15 to 70 years, undergoing any laparoscopic surgery were included having direct trocar insertion (DTI) without any previous pneumoperitoneum. Patients with history of surgeries or current abdominal tuberculosis, appendicular lump, peritonitis, unfit for anesthesia (ASA III or above) or any systemic disease were excluded. SPSS version 23.0 was used for data analysis. For qualitative data, frequenc.. Read More»

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