Is it safe to reuse disposable laparoscopic trocars? An in vitro testing
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AbstractBackground: The reuse of disposable laparoscopic instruments carries a risk of transmitting infectious diseases such as hepatitis and HIV. We evaluated the safety of reusing disposable trocars by studying the chances of their harboring infectious viruses after resterilization in an in vitro setting.
All Author(s) ListChan ACW, Ip M, Koehler A, Crisp B, Tam JS, Chung SCS
Name of ConferenceELSA Meeting
Start Date of Conference01/01/1998
Place of ConferenceSHANGHAI
Journal nameSurgical Endoscopy
Volume Number14
Issue Number11
Pages1042 - 1044
LanguagesEnglish-United Kingdom
Keywordsdisposable laparoscopic trocars; resterilization; reuse; safety
Web of Science Subject CategoriesSurgery; SURGERY

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