Faiz-ur Rahman, Fazli Junaid, Bilal Khattak, Azhar Shah, Arshad Amin.
The Frequency of Common Complications of Veress Needle in Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy.
J Gandhara Med Dent Sci Jan ;3(2):4-9.

METHODOLOGY: The study was conducted in department of surgery, Lady Reading Hospital Peshawar within six months and it was descriptive cross sectional study. In this study a total of 177 patients were observed. The age ranges were 21 to 65 years and male to female ratio was 1:2. The most common complication was abdominal wall hemorrhage in 22% patients while 18% patients had omental injury. The abdominal wall emphysema was observed in 10% patients.OBJECTIVE: To determine the frequency of common complications of Veress Needle used for creating pneumoperitoneum in laparoscopic cholecystectomy CONCLUSION: Our study showed that veress needle technique is safe, easy and cost effective for primary access to create pneumoperitonium.

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