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AIM To compare surgical outcomes of patients presenting with uncomplicated cholelithiasis and operated by single incision (SILC) or by conventional laparoscopic cholecystectomy (CLC). METHODS The series concerned 58 consecutive patients operated between October 2008 and October 2009. There were 11 men and 47 women with a mean age of 47 years and a BMI of(More)
To access the incidence and predictive factors of incisional hernia after single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy (SILC). Eighty-two consecutive patients operated on for uncomplicated cholelithiasis between 2009 and 2013 were eligible for the study. Clinical outcome was assessed by a combination of case notes review, office consultation and telephone(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of that study is to assess the surgical outcomes after laparoscopic repair of primary ventral hernias (PVH). METHODS The series consisted of 118 consecutive patients presenting with PVH (13 epigastric and 105 umbilical hernias) operated between 2001 and 2010 by laparoscopy. Surgical repair consisted in intraperitoneal placement of a(More)
To assess the long-term incidence and predictive factors for recurrence after laparoscopic ventral hernia repair using a bridging technique. The study group consisted of 213 consecutive patients operated by laparoscopy for primary ventral (n = 158) or incisional hernia (n = 55) between 2001 and 2014. Patients had a repair without fascia closure by(More)
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