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VOLUME 3 , ISSUE 2 ( May-August, 2010 ) > List of Articles


Laparoscopic Extracorporeal Clot Extrusion Under Local Anesthesia for Removal of Intraluminal Fibrin Clot of Peritoneal Dialysis Catheters

Amir Keshvari

Citation Information : Keshvari A. Laparoscopic Extracorporeal Clot Extrusion Under Local Anesthesia for Removal of Intraluminal Fibrin Clot of Peritoneal Dialysis Catheters. World J Lap Surg 2010; 3 (2):55-58.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10007-1083

Published Online: 01-08-2012

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2010; The Author(s).


In this publication, we present our technique with 14 cases for clot removal using a laparoscopic method under local anesthesia that we have called the procedure “extra-corporeal clot extrusion” (ECCE). The result was that laparoscopic “ECCE” should be a considered option for management of catheter malfunction due to fibrin clot.

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