Transient digital nerve palsy of the left thumb may be common during laparoscopic learning experiences. The problem, which has been seen frequently during laparoscopy training courses, is due to an incorrect instrument grip. Awareness of the problem and instruction of sound technique may prevent this injury.
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Minimally Invasive Therapy and Allied Technologies|
|Publication status||Published - 1997|
- surgical training
- nerve palsy