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tro·car

 (trō′kär′)
n.
A sharp-pointed surgical instrument, used with a cannula to puncture a body cavity for fluid aspiration.

[French trocart : trois, three (from Old French, from Latin trēs; see trei- in Indo-European roots) + carre, side of an instrument (from Old French, from carrer, to square, from Latin quadrāre, from quadrum, square; see kwetwer- in Indo-European roots).]

trocar

(ˈtrəʊkɑː)
n
(Surgery) a surgical instrument for removing fluid from bodily cavities, consisting of a puncturing device situated inside a tube
[C18: from French trocart literally: with three sides, from trois three + carre side]

tro•car

(ˈtroʊ kɑr)

n.
a sharp-pointed surgical instrument enclosed in a cannula, used for withdrawing fluid from a cavity, as the abdominal cavity.
[1700–10; earlier trocart < French, literally, three-sided]
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M2 PRESSWIRE-August 6, 2019-: Global Disposable Laparoscopic Trocar Industry Analysis 2019, Market Growth, Trends, Opportunities Forecast To 2024
A vertical or transverse umbilical incision was appropriately widened enough (1.0-1.5 cm) for the trocar to be inserted without undue resistance from the skin so that the trocar passed through the fascia and the peritoneum with ease.
Laparoscopic abdominal surgery requires the implementation of successful pneumoperitoneum.1 In vast majority of patients, more than half of all complications happen at the time of entry and a great majority of these occur during the insertion of the primary umbilical trocar.2 To address this issue, various techniques have evolved to gain access to the peritoneal cavity.
The percutaneous system has an outer diameter of 2.3 mm, integrated needle tips that facilitate insertion without a trocar, and a selection of integrated graspers (e.g., a miniature clutch or alligator) that open up to 12.5 mm and can be advanced and retracted through the cannula.
There are two common types of chest tubes one is with trocar and other is without trocar.
TROCAR, an electronic system for recording patient information, will start on one of Morriston Hospital's medical wards but will eventually be rolled out across the health board.
tarafindan hazirlanan, dergimizin Agustos 2017 sayisinda yayinlanan "Re: Comment on: Comparison of Intraabdominal and Trocar Site Local Anaesthetic Infiltration on Postoperative Analgesia After Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy" baslikli yaziya ait birinci kaynakta sayfa numaralari sehven yazilmamistir.
When a resident physician inserted the trocar, the right common iliac artery and vein were injured.
The insertion of 4th trocar laterally in traditional method required for grasping and lifting gall bladder upward and towards right shoulder has been challenged by many authors worldwide7,8.
[17] Predisposing factors of PSH include pre-existing umbilical fascial defects, obesity, need to extend the incision to retrieve larger organs, trocar diameter, reinsertion of ports, wound infection and older age with comorbid diseases.
Muzzy expands its Trocar broadhead series with the Trocar Switch, a fixed-blade featuring three razor-sharp, .035-inch-thick blades that quickly position to one of three settings for a 1 -, 1 1/8--or 114-inch cutting diameter.
While Lap surgery itself is minimally invasive, "herniation", or protrusion of abdominal tissue through the port site after closure (commonly referred to as "trocar site hernia", or "TSH", among doctors), can lead to morbidity due to small bowel strangulation, for example, or nerve and vessel entrapment, resulting in infection, bleeding and pain.