Ancillary ports | definition of ancillary ports by Medical dictionary
in endoscopy, supplementary entry sites that allow insertion of instruments through the endoscope.
an·cil·la·ry ports (an'sil-ar-ē pōrts)
A supplemental entry site to allow insertion of instruments other than the endoscope during endoscopic surgery.
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The only other ancillary ports
needed are 5-mm dissecting ports placed in the right and left lower quadrants.
Two ancillary ports
, which permit insufflation and smoke exhaustion.