Muhammad SajidHameed Ansari, Malik NazarFareed, UzairKarimQaisrani
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Determine the Complications of Modified Open Procedure of Umbilical Camera Port Placement in Lap Chole

Muhammad SajidHameed Ansari, Malik NazarFareed, UzairKarimQaisrani



 Aim: To examine the intra-operative and post-operative complications of modified open method of umbilical camera port insertion in patients undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy.

Study design: Descriptive/Observational study.

Place and duration: Department of Surgery, DG Khan Medical College Dera Ghazi Khan from 1st January, 2018 to 31st December 2019.

Methods: One hundred and fifty patients of both genders undergoing lap cholecystectomy were enrolled in this study. Patient’s demographics details were recorded after taking written consent. All patients received modified open procedure of umbilical camera port insertion. Intra-operative and postop complications were examined.

Results: There were 110(73.33%) females and 40(26.67%) males. 18(12%) patients had  ages 20 to 30 years, 48(32%) had ages 31 to 40 years, 64(42.67%) patients had ages 41 to 50 years and 20(13.33%) patients had ages above 50 years. None of patient had any intra-operative complications (viscera or vessels). 4(2.67%) patients found to have port site infection and 2(1.33%) patients had developed port site hernia.

Conclusion: Modified open method for umbilical camera port placement in patients undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy is safe and effective with fewer complications.

Keywords: Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy, Modified open Umbilical Camera Port Placement, Viscera, 

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