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Morcellation during robot-assisted laparoscopic myomectomy

Perform morcellation through a 5-mm laparoscope with the robot undocked, using the camera port site for morcellation. As morcellation nears completion and the specimen begins to fragment more, use short bursts of activation with increased traction, and ask the assistant to help stabilize the end pieces. This approach will help minimize the dissemination of fragments throughout the entire abdominal and pelvic cavity.

Video provided by Arnold P. Advincula, MD, and Bich-Van Tran, MD


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