Reducing blood loss during laparoscopic myomectomy by temporary uterine artery clamping using bulldog clamp

Kai Jo Chiang, Hung Cheng Lai, Mu Hsien Yu, Yu Chi Wang

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Abstract

Uterine myoma is the most common benign gynecologic tumor worldwide. Mini-invasive surgery has become popular for myomectomy, with advantages over laparotomy. However, reducing blood loss during laparoscopic myomectomy is a major concern for the surgeon because of the limitation in making a quick control bleeding during the operation. Several methods have proved to decrease blood flow, but are not always effective or available. We present a case of uterine myoma with the uterine arteries clamped by bulldog clamps during laparoscopic myomectomy. The myoma was removed successfully with minimal blood loss (

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)190-192
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Medical Sciences (Taiwan)
Volume34
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • Bulldog clamp
  • Laparoscopic myomectomy
  • Uterine artery clamping
  • Uterine myoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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