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Minimally Invasive Surgery
Volume 2012, Article ID 454120, 4 pages
Research Article

A Novel Technique for Transvaginal Retrieval of Enlarged Pelvic Viscera during Minimally Invasive Surgery

Divsion of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Seidman Cancer Center, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, 11000 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA

Received 23 March 2012; Accepted 30 April 2012

Academic Editor: Peng Hui Wang

Copyright © 2012 Allison Wyman et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Supplementary Material

Supplementary Material: includes three video clips (1, 2, and 3) demonstrating the novel surgical technique during minimally invasive surgery. Video clip 1 is a routine laparoscopic hysterectomy and bilateral salpingoopherectomy with removal of the pelvic viscera using the retrieval system. Video clip 2 and 3 demonstrate the removal of a hysterectomy specimen and removal of pelvic lymph node dissection using the modified McCartney technique.

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