Single Port Access (SPA™) laparoscopic ventral hernia repair: initial report of 30 cases

@article{Podolsky2009SinglePA,
  title={Single Port Access (SPA™) laparoscopic ventral hernia repair: initial report of 30 cases},
  author={Erica R. Podolsky and Angela L Mouhlas and Andrew S. Wu and Alexander E. Poor and Paul G. Curcillo},
  journal={Surgical Endoscopy},
  year={2009},
  volume={24},
  pages={1557-1561}
}
Laparoscopic ventral hernia repair has been demonstrated to be an acceptable and successful technique. Aside from similar, albeit fewer, complications compared to open hernia repair, the laparoscopic technique has the additional complication of port site hernia to its follow-up criteria. Our initial experience with reduced port surgery in hernias was described as a two-port one-stitch repair technique in 2002. We initially applied our Single Port Access (SPA™) technique to ventral hernia… CONTINUE READING

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