Use of refined instruments for the removal of an intra-abdominal foreign body has enhanced the indication for operative laparoscopy. In particular instances, laparoscopy has proven more advantageous than laparotomy. This case report illustrates removal of an intra-abdominal rubber catheter via a laparoscopic procedure with a double puncture technique.
"Removal of an Intra-Abdominal French Catheter through the Laparoscope,"
Henry Ford Hospital Medical Journal
: Vol. 22
Available at: https://scholarlycommons.henryford.com/hfhmedjournal/vol22/iss1/6