A case-controlled comparison of single-site access versus conventional three-port laparoscopic appendectomy

@article{Teoh2010ACC,
  title={A case-controlled comparison of single-site access versus conventional three-port laparoscopic appendectomy},
  author={Anthony Yuen Bun Teoh and Philip Wai Yan Chiu and Tiffany Cho Lam Wong and Simon Kin Hung Wong and Paul B. S. Lai and Enders Kwok Wai Ng},
  journal={Surgical Endoscopy},
  year={2010},
  volume={25},
  pages={1415-1419}
}
The aim of this study was to compare patients who underwent single-site access laparoscopic appendectomy (SSALA) to those who underwent conventional three-port laparoscopic appendectomy (TPLA) in a case-controlled manner. Consecutive patients who underwent SSALA for suspected acute appendicitis between April and September 2009 were retrospectively compared to those who underwent TPLA between January and December 2008 in a case-controlled manner. The patients were matched for age, gender, and… CONTINUE READING

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