ALSGBIAssociation of Laparoscopic Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland
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Mike Parker, past president of the ALSGBI, said: "The view from the original laparoscopic cameras was like squinting through a goldfish bowl.
The sharp metal trocars have been phased out and ALSGBI now recommends all hospitals should be using blunt, disposable trocars.
Mike Parker, past president of ALSGBI, said: "They have the potential for damaging organs and viscera in the abdominal cavity that the non-reusable ones don't and then there's the long-standing worry about infection in something that's going to be reused and put inside someone's tummy again and again.