[Hand assistance is an alternative to conversion to laparotomy during laparoscopic sigmoidectomy].

@article{Zolezzi2009HandAI,
  title={[Hand assistance is an alternative to conversion to laparotomy during laparoscopic sigmoidectomy].},
  author={Adri{\'a}n Murillo Zolezzi and Pablo Daniel Murakami Morishige and Sergio Alejandro Toledo Valdovinos and Hern{\'a}n Maydon Gonz{\'a}lez and Carlos Belmonte Montes},
  journal={Cirugia espanola},
  year={2009},
  volume={86 6},
  pages={346-50}
}
INTRODUCTION Laparoscopic surgery in the treatment of diverticular disease offers multiple benefits compared with its open surgery counterpart. There are two distinct techniques, the laparoscopically assisted and the laparoscopic hand assisted approach. The purpose of this study is to demonstrate that the hand assisted approach can be used if, during a… CONTINUE READING