TITLE

Single-incision two port laparoscopic appendicectomy -- How we do it?

AUTHOR(S)
Vaithianathan, Rajan; Rajendiran, Kannan; Santhanam, Ramachandran
PUB. DATE
January 2013
SOURCE
Journal of Medical & Allied Sciences;2013, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The next advancement in the field of minimally invasive surgery, in the recent times, has been the use of single-incision for accessing the abdominal cavity. Potential benefits of single-incision laparoscopic surgery (SILS) are decreased postoperative pain, reduced port site complications and early recovery. We report a novel technique of SILS for performing appendicectomy by employing two ports and conventional laparoscopic instruments without the need for any expensive specialized equipment.
ACCESSION #
87687012

 

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