closed laparoscopy

closed lap·a·ros·co·py

laparoscopy attained by insufflation of the abdominal cavity, using a percutaneously placed needle.
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3/1,000) * 80 open laparoscopy procedures; 30 closed laparoscopy procedures ([dagger]) Limited to trocar injuries ([double dagger]) Laparoscopic hysterectomy ([section]) All trocar injuries obtained through Food and Drug Administration reports ** Limited to optical access trocars