Perioperative outcomes and cosmesis analysis of patients undergoing laparoendoscopic single-site adrenalectomy: a comparison of transumbilical, transperitoneal subcostal, and retroperitoneal subcostal approaches.

@article{Wang2013PerioperativeOA,
  title={Perioperative outcomes and cosmesis analysis of patients undergoing laparoendoscopic single-site adrenalectomy: a comparison of transumbilical, transperitoneal subcostal, and retroperitoneal subcostal approaches.},
  author={Lin-hui Wang and Chen Cai and Bing Liu and Qing Li Yang and Zhenjie Wu and Liang Xiao and Bo Yang and Wei Chen and Zunli Xu and Shangqing Song and Yinghao Sun},
  journal={Urology},
  year={2013},
  volume={82 2},
  pages={358-64}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare the perioperative outcomes and cosmetic results for transumbilical (TU), transperitoneal subcostal (TS), and retroperitoneal subcostal (RS) laparoendoscopic single-site surgery (LESS) adrenalectomy (AD). MATERIALS AND METHODS An observational study was conducted of patients who were had undergone LESS-AD using a TU (n = 9), TS (n = 17), or RS (n = 16) approach. The perioperative outcomes and comprehensive cosmetic results were analyzed statistically. RESULTS The RS-LESS… CONTINUE READING