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  • Small bowel obstruction (colic, vomiting) through a 12mm port occurs in 1
  • Anastomotic disruption occurs in approx 4% cases.  May be subtle with malaise, anorexia, incontinence, vaginal discharge (see above).  If the patient is not right ask for them to be reviewed.
  • Constipation.  If the patient is well (see above) is generally safe to prescribe mild laxatives 

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