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Lapcap : a Novel Device to Reduce the Entry Complications
Discussion in 'All Categories' started by Dr Neha Agrawal - Sep 10th, 2017 3:33 pm.
Dr Neha Agrawal
Dr Neha Agrawal
Dear Sir

A lot of advertisement is coming and people are saying that Lapcap is a Novel Device to Reduce the Entry Complications. It is beneficial as It will reduce all the access complication. What is your opinion about this Lapcap.

With regard

Dr Neha Agrawal
re: Lapcap : a Novel Device to Reduce the Entry Complications by Dr R K Mishra - Sep 17th, 2017 3:43 pm
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Dr R K Mishra
Dr R K Mishra
Dear Dr Neha

The Lapcup is a vacuum cup used to lift the abdominal wall up to some extent to create a distance between abdominal wall and bowel so that you can introduce the veress needle safely and create pneumoperitonium. It is a simple device to create pneumoperitoneum with ease as claimed by the company. It can probably reduce the risk of retroperitoneal injury associated with the use of Veress needle. According to manufacturer and few articles, It can be of great help to beginners in laparoscopy.

In my personnel opinion this is a useless device and there is no data of safety available. Your skill is more important in access than anything else.

With regard
Sadhana
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