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Laparoscopic Surgery - Iatrogenic Injury to the Abdominal Aorta. This medical illustration series features two comparative views through a female abdomen during trocar insertion for laparoscopy. The initial view reflects correct insertion technique with the tip of the trocar angled safely within an insufflated pocket of air. The comparative image reveals an incorrect acute angled entry penetrating one of the deep abdominal artery with resultant hemorrhage.