What equipment is needed to perform a laparoscopic salpingo-oophorectomy?

Updated: Feb 06, 2018
  • Author: Stacie M Ward, MD; Chief Editor: Christine Isaacs, MD  more...
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Equipment for the laparoscopic approach includes the following:

  • Stirrups

  • Speculum

  • Tenaculum

  • Cervical dilators

  • Uterine manipulators

  • Scalpel

  • Veress needle

  • Trocars

  • CO2 insufflation

  • Camera, scope, light source

  • Laparoscopic instruments: scissors, graspers, dissectors, monopolar devices, bipolar devices

  • Laparoscopic specimen bag

  • Vessel sealing devices

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