Operative laparoscopy becomes more widely accepted,
New techniques are being developed and More surgeons are adopting this form of management,
The complication rate can be expected to rise.
The incidence of laparoscopic complications is:1.1% to 5.2% in minor procedures and 2.5% to 6% in major ones
To reduce the prevalence of complications:
Training programmes must include supervision at all levels of development and
There must be a high degree of awareness of the potential risks of laparoscopic surgery.
Complications may be associated with:
The induction of pneumoperitoneum
Insertion of primary and secondary trocars
Other associated conditions..