Surgical Technique of Traditional Laparoscopic Access

  • Gernot Hudelist
  • Jörg Keckstein


The primary aim of any surgical procedure in gynecology is either to repair or eradicate benign or malignant disorders of the female genital tract. Within this, the potential of minimal invasive surgery for operative treatment gynecological diseases has increased dramatically because intraoperative and postoperative complication rates of laparoscopic procedures appear to be equally or even less frequent compared with conventional abdominal techniques [1, 2]. Compared with open surgical procedures, laparoscopic surgery is less painful for the patient, postoperative cosmetic results from a reduction of scar length are more satisfying, and most important, recovery and return to everyday life are more rapid with the laparoscopic approach [1].


Abdominal Wall Minimal Invasive Surgery Intraabdominal Pressure Veress Needle Inferior Epigastric Artery 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gernot Hudelist
    • 1
  • Jörg Keckstein
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Endometriosis & Pelvic Pain ClinicWilhelminen HospitalViennaAustria
  2. 2.Abteilung Fur Gynakologie und Geburtshilfe , LandesKrankenHouse (LKH)VillachAustria

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