J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 2019 Aug 4;29(8):1077-1080. Epub 2019 Jun 4.
2Department of Pediatric Surgery, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan.
Laparoscopic intracorporeal sutures and knots require advanced techniques in children. The JAiMY needle holder (Endocontrol Company, Grenoble, France), a flexible jaw with both clockwise and anticlockwise revolving functions, enables the placement of sutures in very small working spaces. Using this tool, a novel new ligation method, which we named "twitching technique," can be performed. Read More