Aim: To examine
the intra-operative and post-operative complications of modified open method of
umbilical camera port insertion in patients undergoing laparoscopic
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.
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
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.
open method for umbilical camera port placement in patients undergoing
laparoscopic cholecystectomy is safe and effective with fewer complications.
Cholecystectomy, Modified open Umbilical Camera Port Placement, Viscera,