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Figure 2: the 13 mm needle could not be detected radiologically; therefore, the needle was found through a systematic laparoscopic search.

Lost needles during pediatric laparoscopic surgery: proposition of an algorithm derived combining a pediatric minimally invasive surgery center’s experience and literature analysis

  Abstract INTRODUCTION: we are the first to propose an algorithm to apply when a needle is lost during a pediatric laparoscopic procedure. MATERIALS AND METHODS: we derived this protocol combining our experience with the current literature on the subject. RESULTS: the event of losing a needle during a minimally invasive procedure has occurred three […]

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