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Journal of Robotic Surgery

, Volume 6, Issue 3, pp 267–268 | Cite as

Venous injury during lymphadenectomy: management without laparotomy

  • Mitchel S. HoffmanEmail author
  • Marcia M. Humphrey
Case Report

Abstract

During robotically-assisted pelvic lymphadenectomy, four venous injuries occurred that did not resolve with pressure. After the application of tightly woven, oxidized regenerated cellulose and a fibrin sealant, all four venotomies were hemostatic. There were no sequelae.

Keywords

Fibrin sealant Lymphadenectomy Venous injury 

Notes

Conflict of interest

None.

Consent section

Written informed consent was obtained from the patient for publication of this Case Report and any accompanying images. A copy of the written consent is available for review by the Editor-in-Chief of this journal.

Supplementary material

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Gynecologic OncologyUniversity of South FloridaTampaUSA

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