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Palmer's Point - A Boon Way to Enter Fully Occupied Abdomen - A Case Report

Hemamalini Rajamanikkam

Abstract: Laparoscopic surgery has been widely used with wide range of benefits. Abdomen is entered routinely through umbilical point.But it is not possible In certain cases where alternate ways of entry like Palmer's point is preferred.Palmer's point could be considered in patients with suspected periumbilical adhesions, a history of umbilical hernia, after three failed attempts of insufflation at umbilicus and large pelvic pathologies. Here we report a case of huge ovarian cyst occupying upto epigastric region operated laparoscopically through palmer's point entry.

Keywords: Palmera point, Laparoscopy, ovarian cyst

Country: India, Subject Area: Medical Surgical

Pages: 746 - 747

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 6, June 2019

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Hemamalini Rajamanikkam, "Palmer's Point - A Boon Way to Enter Fully Occupied Abdomen - A Case Report", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR),, Volume 8 Issue 6, June 2019, 746 - 747

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