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Extreme Laparoscopic Transillumination

Samsiya Ona and James A Greenberg

Abstract

A 46-year-old female with a body mass index (BMI) of 19 was undergoing a laparoscopic hysterectomy for uterine leiomyomata. After insufflating the abdomen, placing the trocars and turning down the room lights, this dramatic image of the transilluminated abdomen with highlighting of the rectus musculature was encountered. The procedure was uneventful (Figure 1).

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Concomitant Saline Infused Sonohysterography and Endometrial Sampling of Intrauterine Pathology Using SonoSure Device

Katherine Cotangco, Kelly Clinton-Cirocco, Kelly Roy, Juan Manuel Canela, Nan Jiang and Steven R Lindheim

Abstract

Saline Infusion Sonohysterography (SIS) has become a routine diagnostic tool for the female reproductive tract and provides better visualization and detection of intrauterine pathology, enhancing the diagnostic accuracy of Transvaginal Ultrasound (TVS) in women with Abnormal Uterine Bleeding (AUB).

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The "Easy Load" Universal Knot Pusher: One Knot Pusher, Any Knot

Tiarnan Magos, Ioannis Tsimpanakos and Adam Magos

Abstract

We describe a novel laparoscopic knot pusher which has the advantage over existing instruments of being suitable for applying both sliding and non-sliding extra-corporeal knots.

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