Tips and Tricks in Laparoscopic Surgery – Port Placement

Video 4 Tips and Tricks in Laparoscopic Surgery – Port Placement  Introduction This is my 4th video in the series Tips and Tricks in Laparoscopic Surgery. In this Video I am going to look at different ways of Port placements. Whenever I teach laparoscopic suturing, the first question I ask my students is “what is your preferred port placement”. There is no point learning how to suture with one port placement and go back to perform surgery with a different port placement. So deciding on which is your preferred port placement is important before embarking on laparoscopic surgery. In this video I will discuss the different types of port placements and their advantages and disadvantages. In the discussion that follows, I am assuming that the surgeon is right handed and stand on the left side of the patient when performing laparoscopic surgery. A. 3 ports strategy. Besides the camera port, 2 other ports are placed to perform the surgery. The