This patient had severe adhesions of the bladder and uterus following an extensive abdominal myomectomy. The bladder injury was recognized at the time of hysterectomy. A two layer closure is demonstrated using laparoscopic intracorporeal knot tying techniques. The patient had an uneventful recovery and is doing well.
Video courtesy of Magdy Milad M.D..
Since 1995, Dr. Magdy Milad has been the Director of Gynecologic Endoscopy at Northwestern University, and is the Division Chief for Graduate Medical Education. He has authored 80 peer-reviewed manuscripts and 90 national presentations, and has developed an expertise in advanced minimally invasive surgeries including laparoscopy, hysteroscopy for conditions including endometriosis, fibroids, adhesions, tubal disease and ovarian cysts.