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The basic laparoscopic equipment includes four essential constituents: the insufflation system, imaging system, irrigation/aspiration unit, and electrocautery unit. The insufflation system allows the surgeon to create a working space in the abdomen in which to see and operate. The major components of an insufflation system are the insufflant, the insufflator, and the insufflation needle or trocar. The quality of the imaging system is extremely important as it functions as the eyes of the operating team. Components include the laparoscope, camera, monitor, and light source. The irrigation/aspiration system is used to keep the operating site clean.