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Tips and tricks for open laparoscopy

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Brought to you by the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons. The authors report that their technique for open laparoscopic entry to the abdomen with an 11-blade scalpel and reinversion of the umbilicus ensures a secure fascial closure and excellent cosmesis. Drs. Smithling and Iglesia discuss the advantages of abdominal entry thru the umbilicus, and demonstrate their technique from incision to closure.

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