laparoscopic knot

lap·a·ro·scop·ic knot

a knot created intracorporally through a laparoscopic instrument. The knot itself may be tied extracorporally and passed into the body through a cannula, or the knot may be both placed and tied intracorporally.

lap·a·ro·scop·ic knot

(lap'ă-rŏ-skop'ik not)
Although placed intracorporally through a laparoscopic instrument, such a knot may be tied extracorporally and passed into the body through a cannula, or the knot may be both placed and tied intracorporally.
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Since appendectomyis performed in emergency in majority of the cases, laparoscopic knot tying or surgical experience may not be available at all times.
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The latter type of device is utilized increasingly because laparoscopic knot tying and suturing are rather awkward and slow, and laparoscopic suturing to control bleeding is difficult.
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