A prospective comparison of single-port laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy using transumbilical GelPort access and multiport laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy.

@article{Lee2011APC,
  title={A prospective comparison of single-port laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy using transumbilical GelPort access and multiport laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy.},
  author={Jung Hun Lee and Joong Sub Choi and Seung Wook Jeon and Chang Eop Son and Jin Hwa Hong and Jong Woon Bae},
  journal={European journal of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive biology},
  year={2011},
  volume={158 2},
  pages={294-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the feasibility and safety of single-port laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy (SP-LAVH) using transumbilical GelPort access. STUDY DESIGN A prospective case-control study was performed at a University teaching hospital between January 2009 and March 2010, a total of 242 women with a uterus ≤16 weeks gestational size were enrolled in the study. Eighty women underwent SP-LAVH using transumbilical GelPort access (SP-LAVH group), and 162 women underwent… CONTINUE READING

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