Application of single incision laparoscopic surgery for appendectomy in children

  title={Application of single incision laparoscopic surgery for appendectomy in children},
  author={Dong Baek Kang and Seung Hyun Lee and Seok Youn Lee and Jung Taek Oh and Dong Eun Park and Cheol Hyeong Lee and Duk Hwa Choi and Won Cheol Park and Jeong Kyun Lee},
  booktitle={Journal of the Korean Surgical Society},
PURPOSE Recently, single incision laparoscopic surgery (SILS) has been popular in use with its progress studied for more minimally invasive surgery and cosmetic improvement. We investigated the feasibility and efficacy of SILS for appendectomy (SILS-A) in children and compare it with conventional laparoscopic appendectomy (C-LA). METHODS We studied, retrospectively, adolescent patients who underwent C-LA or SILS-A. There were 25 patients in the C-LA group and 30 patients in the SILS-A group… CONTINUE READING
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