Reduced port versus conventional laparoscopic total proctocolectomy and ileal J pouch-anal anastomosis

The feasibility and safety of single-incision laparoscopic total proctocolectomy (TPC) and ileal pouch anal anastomosis (IPAA) were first reported in 2010. To improve accuracy and efficiency while maintaining the cosmetic advantages of single-incision laparoscopic surgery, we have since modified the technique to include the use of a 5-mm instrument placed… CONTINUE READING