Utility of Laparoscopy in the Placement of a Tenckhoff Catheter

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This video shows the usefulness of laparoscopy in assisting the proper placement of a Tenckhoff catheter used for peritoneal dialysis. The patient is a a 50-year-old female with the stage V renal failure. The procedure consists in placing, thru a 5-mm port on the right side, the tunneled catheter on the left side.

tags: Tenckhoff Catheter placement


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