Port site fascia closure in laparoscopic assisted colectomy: a simple technique

J Laparoendosc Surg. 1995 Oct;5(5):335-7. doi: 10.1089/lps.1995.5.335.


The importance of port site fascia closure after laparoscopic procedures has been recently recognized as an increasing number of port site hernias have been reported. We present a simple technique of port site closure after laparoscopic-assisted colon resections.

MeSH terms

  • Colectomy / methods*
  • Fascia
  • Humans
  • Laparoscopy / methods*
  • Suture Techniques