Single-Incision Laparoscopic Colectomy Using the Gelport System for Early Colon Cancer

  title={Single-Incision Laparoscopic Colectomy Using the Gelport System for Early Colon Cancer},
  author={H. Egi and M. Okajima and T. Hinoi and Y. Takakura and Y. Kawaguchi and M. Shimomura and M. Tokunaga and T. Adachi and Minami Hattori and T. Urushihara and T. Itamoto and H. Ohdan},
  journal={Scandinavian Journal of Surgery},
  pages={16 - 20}
  • H. Egi, M. Okajima, +9 authors H. Ohdan
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • Scandinavian Journal of Surgery
  • Background Laparoscopic surgery has spread quickly during the past twenty years, and has become one of the important treatments in the field of colorectal surgery. Recently, natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) has been studied as the next generation of minimally-invasive surgery, but the feasibility and safety of the NOTES method have not been evaluated. In such a situation, single-incision laparoscopic surgery has attracted interest from surgeons worldwide. However, single… CONTINUE READING
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