TITLE

Laparoendoscopic Single-Site Right Hemicolectomy versus Conventional Laparoscopic Right Hemicolectomy: Is LESS More?

AUTHOR(S)
Walker, Travelyan; Patel, Vijaykumar G.
PUB. DATE
July 2012
SOURCE
American Surgeon;Jul2012, Vol. 78 Issue 7, pE349
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a study which compared single-port laparoscopic right hemicolectomy with conventional laparoscopic right hemicolectomy to assess their feasibility, safety and efficacy. The study analyzed data regarding consecutive 13 single-port and 13 conventional laparoscopic right hemicolectomies between April 2008 and June 2011. The patient demographics in the study are shown. Also suggested are the potential advantages of both procedures.
ACCESSION #
77893894

 

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