Laparoscopic cholecystectomy via two ports, using the "Twin-Port" system.

  title={Laparoscopic cholecystectomy via two ports, using the "Twin-Port" system.},
  author={Takeshi Kagaya},
  journal={Journal of hepato-biliary-pancreatic surgery},
  volume={8 1},
  • Takeshi Kagaya
  • Published 2001 in Journal of hepato-biliary-pancreatic surgery
We developed a "Twin-Port" system that allows a 5-mm camera and a forceps to be inserted through a single port for the laparoscopic cholecystectomy procedure. An infraumbilical incision of approximately 10mm is made to insert the "Twin-Port". After pneumoperitoneum is performed, a 5-mm camera and grasper are inserted to expose the gallbladder. A 5-mm trocar is inserted approximately 1 cm below the xiphoid process, and laparoscopic cholecystectomy is performed via two ports. The gallbladder is… CONTINUE READING
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